When you have gingivitis, what should you eat to get better? -

When you have gingivitis, what should you eat to get better?

When you have gingivitis, what should you eat to get better?

Having health having all, including dental health. A disease that people often get, like gingivitis, will be cured quickly if you have a proper diet.

As the previous article shared, “Signs of gingivitis easy to identify and the prevention“. You probably already know the serious consequences if you don’t cure the disease in time. However, we can still cure it quickly if we combine treatment and nutrition.

Foods that should be added to the menu as follows:

@ Ginger.

This is not only a spice but also a medicine. Anti-inflammatory compounds in ginger are effective in inhibiting bacterial activity. Thereby reducing inflammation and helping the body to be healthier.

You can add ginger as seasoning to the daily menu, or use as a nutritious beverage (eg ginger tea)


Like ginger, garlic is an indispensable spice in dishes, but it is also an extremely effective anti-inflammatory medicine.

In the treatment of gingivitis in a folk way, you can squeeze some garlic water mixed with a little salt and apply it to the inflamed gums.

Or adding to the daily food also increases the body’s resistance.

@Green tea.

Green Tea polyphenol compounds have many benefits for oral health. This compound has anti-inflammatory properties and inhibits bacterial growth in the inflamed gums.

Green tea helps fight gingivitis and relieve pain
Green tea helps fight gingivitis and relieve pain

For pain and inflammation, you can drink green tea every day or gargle with tea.


In yogurt, Lactic acid works to support the immune system to enhance activity, and to inhibit pathogenic bacteria.


This is called a miracle medicine for health and beauty. Honey has a very good antiseptic ability. You can use honey mixed with lemon juice or ginger tea every day. Use pure honey to apply to the area of inflammation.

Notes about food should be limited while having gingivitis:

@ Sugar and starch. This is the culprit that forms many plaque on teeth, which is the habitat of bacteria. So when the gums are swollen, it is necessary to limit the use of the above food.

@ Food tough / hard, too hot – too cold or sour-spicy. When the gums become inflamed, they are very sensitive to external effects. Therefore, limit the intake of these foods to avoid more serious gingivitis.

@ Stay away from foods or stimulants that make your mouth was dry, such as alcohol or tobacco. Because dry mouth is one of the factors that contribute to the growth of bacteria.

Thus, a reasonable diet and a few extra notes will help you soon get rid of gum disease.

In addition, we can prevent this disease from recurring by:

  • Rinse mouth with diluted salt water.
  • Brush your teeth properly, use dental floss.
  • Drink at least 2 liters of water a day to prevent dry mouth.
  • Periodically check your teeth for early detection and treatment of oral diseases.

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