Thursday, April 3, 2008

Home Remedy for Periodontitis

Periodontitis is a serious periodontal disease of the gums. Also known as Pyorrhoea, it is widely prevalent that affects the membrane surrounding the roots of the teeth. It leads to pus formation, gum shrinkage, and teeth loss for the adults.

Symptoms

The gums become tender and filled with pus that oozes out on the margin of the teeth when pressed. The pus from the cavities may find its way to the stomach.

In severe cases, the gums are swollen, sepsis appear in various forms, there is digestion and liver troubles and the stomach cannot function properly because of the pus. The whole body system is therefore infected.

Causes

‘Bacterial plaque’ are formed when unclean teeth formed a thin layer of harmful bacteria. It produces toxins that irritates, inflamed, and bleeds the gums. Low vitality may aggravate this condition.

Periodontitis can be acquired when gums are injured, improper brushing and usage of tooth pick, food particles stuck in between teeth are not removed, and thorough usage of chemicals that irritates the mouth.

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