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Alternative Treatments for Gum disease

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Gum disease:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Gum disease may include:

  • Salt, baking soda and hydrogen peroxide mouth rinse
  • Tooth and gum tonic
  • Echinacea, thyme, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus oil, lavender oil, peppermint oil and vegetable glycerin tonic
  • Magnetized oral irrigator
  • Dietary change
  • Miso soup
  • Avoid excessive protein
  • Avoid caffeine
  • Avoid sugar
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Vitamin C
  • Coenzyme Q10
  • Pycnogenol
  • Glucosamine
  • Aloe
  • Tongue scraping
  • Oral irrigator
  • Raw vegetables
  • Brush with baking soda
  • Brush with aloe vera gel
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin D
  • Magnesium
  • Stop smoking
  • Exercise
  • Gum massage
  • Gum stimulator
  • Listerine mouthwash
  • Reduce stress
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Neem-containing toothpaste
  • Lodhra paste (Ayurvedic herbal remedy)
  • Kushtha paste (Ayurvedic herbal remedy)
  • Bilva paste (Ayurvedic herbal remedy)
  • Lodhra, kushtha and bilva mouth wash
  • Triphala tea mouth wash
  • Lemon juice diluted in water
  • Apples
  • Raspberries
  • Coconut oil gum massage
  • Dental floss treated with tea tree oil
  • Mercurius homeopathic remedy
  • Kreosotum homeopathic remedy
  • Hekla lava homeopathic remedy
  • Natrum muriaticum homeopathic remedy
  • Phosphorus homeopathic remedy
  • Silica homeopathic remedy
  • Nux vomica homeopathic remedy
  • Brush teeth longer and without toothpaste during a leisure activity
  • Brush three times a day for three minutes each
  • Choose a soft-bristle toothbrush
  • Brush the roof of the mouth to improve circulation
  • Electric toothbrush
  • Interproximal cleaners to clean between teeth
  • Dental floss
  • Salba seeds and salba seed oil

Unlabelled Alternative Drug Treatments

These alternative drug therapies have been listed by various sources as possible alternative treatments for Gum disease:

  • Clindamycin
  • Cleocin
  • Cleocin Pediatric
  • Cleocin T
  • Cleocin Vaginal Cream
  • Dalacin C
  • Dalacin T

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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