Treating gingivitis is all about quality AND quantity. Good brushing (and eventually flossing) technique.
Either one alone won't do the trick. You can brush 10 times a day but without good technique you won't make much progress.
With a little effort anyone can drastically improve the health of their gums in just a few minutes a day.
Don't worry, I will show you exactly what to do.
In this article, learn how you can effectively treat gingivitis at home without spending a fortune on expensive products.
All you need for the first step is a $2 soft bristled toothbrush. Any brand will do.
Got your toothbrush? Let's get started!
For the first week don't worry about flossing your teeth. Did I say that out loud?
That's right...you get a one week guilt-free vacation from flossing!
If you try to floss gums that are inflammed, swollen and sore you will get discouraged and give up.
First things first...Before you floss, you have to get your gums in better shape.
Using good technique, brush for two minutes with your favorite toothpaste as usual.
Rinse your mouth but don't put your toothbrush away...go get comfortable no need to stand at the sink.....Plop yourself down in front of the TV or in your favorite chair.
Without a mouth full of foaming toothpaste you can really focus on your gums and give them some much needed attention.
With the toothbrush angled toward your gums and pressed in just enough to force the bristles between your teeth and gently under your gums, brush in a circular motion for another 5-10 minutes.
Click to the next page to learn how to give yourself a healing gum massage.
You are off to a great start and your gums should be improving and ready to move on to the next step.
Click here for week two...curing gingivitis.