Does your gum tissue feel sore, tender and sensitive? Does it feel like a nagging nuisance every time your gums flare up? Do you feel frustrated with each repeated recurrence?
Sore and swollen gums are a common occurrence. It’s your body’s first line of defense, bringing immune system cells to fight the invading bacteria in an attempt to stop the infection from spreading to the cells that support your teeth.
Don’t worry! Good-Gums is here to help!
The ingredients in Good-Gums are specifically designed to help your body heal itself naturally. After using Good-Gums for just a couple weeks or less, look for a quick improvement with significantly less soreness and swelling. Then let your own experience remind you that you have something to fall back on if ever your gums become sore or swollen in the future.
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What does it mean to have sore and swollen gums?
Sore or swollen gums are an indication of a bacterial infection in the gums. When bacteria invade the cells of gum tissue, the immune system is able to recognize the pathogenic bacteria as being foreign (i.e., nonhuman), and triggers an immune response to eliminate the invaders. The swelling and soreness are symptoms of the immune response.
As soon as the first human cells are killed by the invading bacterial cells, the immune system is activated. Increased numbers of white blood cells of various kinds are produced in the bone marrow and deposited into the bloodstream for movement to where needed; blood vessels in the area of the infection dilate to bring more blood with their immune system cells to the site of the infection. Capillaries in the area become more permeable, so that immune cells can move from the blood vessels to the tissue under attack. Some immune cells (antibodies) mark the invaders, so that other immune cells (phagocytes) can find the invaders and eliminate them by eating them or encapsulating them. Immune cells with their load of detritus then move to one of the lymph nodes for cleaning. This immune response of a localized infection is known as acute inflammation. Swollen, sore and sensitive gums are symptoms of acute inflammation at work at the infection site.
When the immune system successfully destroys the invading bacteria in the gums, the debris from dead bacteria and dead human cells are removed from the area and new healthy human gum cells take their place, restoring health to the gums. This attack on invading pathogens and the subsequent restoration of healthy tissue is referred to as immune homeostasis, the body’s system of maintaining a balance of health. That’s the goal you want when you have sore and swollen gums.
The alternative to immune homeostasis is a continuing infection that leads to the tissue-destroying condition of periodontal disease. When the invading pathogens are not eliminated, but instead gain a foothold despite the inflammatory response, the immune system adopts an additional tactic of isolating the damage being caused by the invading pathogenic bacteria. Immune cells “amputate” infected cells in an effort to slow the infection’s progress. This can go on for months or even years, and is known as chronic inflammation. In the gums, that leads to the destruction of tooth-supporting tissues, such as periodontal ligaments, jawbone cells, cementum (on the tooth’s root) and gum tissue cells. Unless stopped, this progression will lead to loss of teeth. Besides the repercussions on oral health, chronic infection of the gums also compromises the ability of the immune system to fight diseases throughout the body. You want to avoid even starting down that road.
Let’s see how Good-Gums can help!
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How our combination of ingredients help:
Whether you use it as an aid to flossing, when brushing or as a mouthwash (in powdered concentrate form), Good-Gums is particularly formulated to help the gums. It works with your body’s natural processes, whose predisposition is to heal and nurture. Good-Gums takes advantage of two facts about your gums: their cells have some of the fastest replacement rates in your body, and they are comprised almost entirely of connective tissue. In most of the body a cell lives for weeks, months or even years before being replaced, while a new gum cell is replaced after only 5 to 7 days. Healthier gum cells can start taking the place of less-healthy cells quickly, if they are given what they need. Particularly for connective tissue cells, what they need during their formation is a large amount of vitamin C. Good-Gums provides a healthy amount of vitamin C, plus citrus bioflavonoids that help the body utilize the vitamin C. The Good-Gums formula dissolves right in the mouth to be absorbed directly by the gums, where it’s needed the most.
The Good-Gums formula contains a lot of alkaline baking soda to buffer the acidity of its vitamin C, thereby protecting your enamel from acid erosion. To keep the alkaline baking soda from reacting with the acidic vitamin C in the bottle, the entire formula is kept in a dry powder state. When the powder meets saliva in your mouth, it becomes a liquid solution that starts getting absorbed by the gums immediately, before the two ingredients can react to weaken the vitamin C.
Good-Gums encourages absorption by forestalling an ion imbalance that would otherwise stop absorption through cell membranes. Good-Gums contains French grey sea salt, with a mineral balance similar to human-produced fluids (so much so that it was successfully used in place of blood for transfusions to some wounded sailors in WW-II, when blood wasn’t available). Since more of the Good-Gums solution can be absorbed, it can do its work quicker and better.
Besides supporting the growth of healthier gum cells, Good-Gums also has herbal ingredients that soothe sore gums; myrrh and peppermint are famous for their soothing properties.
To help control the population of the plaque-producing bacteria, peppermint and cinnamon act as mild antimicrobials. Baking soda buffers the acidity, making the oral environment less favorable for plaque-producing bacteria to multiply.
To help remove plaque from constant contact with the gum margins (where they can re-infect the gums), Good-Gums helps remove plaque, using cranberry, which has the unusual property of loosening the grip of plaque, so that it can more easily be removed during brushing and flossing.
Your gums can improve by the combination of these three strategies: active nutritional help for the formation of healthier gum cells, soothing sore tissue, and reducing the numbers of and contact by infectious agents.
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Ways to use Good-Gums for sore and swollen gums:
When you’re faced with sore or swollen gums, the immediate aim is two-fold: support your body’s natural ability to mend itself and remove infectious agents so they can’t further infect the gums again. A number of practices for effectively removing infectious agents are described further below, and they are important.
But in addition, there are a couple of other practices that are quite effective for supporting the body’s mending of swollen and sore gums. One is a very simple practice of massaging dissolved Good-Gums into the gums at the sore and swollen site. Take a pinch of Good-Gums in the mouth, where it will dissolve quickly into a liquid solution; swirl the solution over the sore spot. Then, using a clean finger, massage the sore spot; the stimulation will draw additional blood into the area, and the massaging will help the gums to absorb more of the solution.
A further practice is to use Good-Gums as a type of mouthwash.
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Good-Gums can act as a powdered concentrate that becomes a potent, yes soothing liquid mouthwash when it dissolves in your mouth’s saliva. As soon as Good-Gums powder dissolves in your saliva, the ingredients activate. Vitamin C (vital for healing) is absorbed by your gum tissue as the other natural ingredients get to work on bad bacteria, nutrifying and cleansing your whole mouth, supporting your body’s natural healing processes. Good-Gums contains no toxic or artificial ingredients that interfere with natural healing so your gums can soothe, strengthen, and heal themselves naturally!
Here’s how using Good-Gums can help remove infectious agents:
Tooth brushing is an essential practice for breaking up plaque on the front (outer) surfaces and also the back (inner) surfaces of teeth. Brushing with Good-Gums uses a slightly different technique than brushing with toothpaste. That’s because toothpaste relies on the abrasives in it to grind away plaque, which is somewhat effective but which also grinds away molecules from the surface of tooth enamel. Good-Gums doesn’t have any abrasives added, but instead uses an herbal ingredient that relaxes bacteria’s adhesive grip, so that the toothbrush can more easily remove the plaque. Toothbrushes intended for use with toothpaste are relatively hard, even when they’re labeled “medium” or “soft; with Good-Gums use an “extra-soft” toothbrush. Instead of using a toothbrush to grind abrasive paste into where plaque forms, a toothbrush is used to massage a dissolved solution of Good-Gums into the plaque and into the gums as well; then the brush sweeps away the loosened debris. Electric toothbrushes can be used with Good-Gums; they almost always come with extra soft bristles.
Mouthwash for sore or swollen gums
The power of nature in Good-Gums is released as soon as the pure ingredients dissolve in your mouth’s saliva instantly activating to create a potent mouthwash or oral rinse. The vitamin-rich, saline-neutral, pH-neutral formula goes to work straight away bathing your whole mouth in bacteria-fighting, gum-soothing and nutrifying liquid.
Here’s how to use Good-Gums 2-in-1 tooth & gum powder and mouthwash to treat sore and swollen gums. Place a portion of the powder in your mouth (the same amount that you’d use on your toothbrush). Feel the powder easily and quickly dissolve in your mouth’s saliva and enjoy the taste! Then gently swoosh the liquid around your whole mouth. You can almost feel the ingredients going to work, softening plaque, soothing irritation, helping your gums heal, nurtifying all of your mouth’s soft tissues and fortifying your gums with a huge dose of Vitamin C (equivalent to eating a whole orange, every time you use it). About 2 minutes is usually enough, then spit or swallow – whichever you prefer. We recommend not rinsing your mouth with water afterwards so that any remaining Good-Gums can continue working.
If done properly, flossing is a way to disrupt plaque that has formed on the narrow sides of the teeth where a toothbrush can’t reach. Plaque and tartar that persist on the sides of the teeth infect the gums between the teeth, and when they recede, gaps start to appear between teeth. Flossing with Good-Gums not only helps loosen the plaque while it scrapes the plaque away, the floss carries some Good-Gums solution under the gum line. The floss should be half-wrapped tightly around one side of a tooth while the floss is moved up and down to scrape away plaque.
A way to remove even more plaque is with an interproximal brush (sometimes called an interdental brush or proxabrush). It’s a small plastic or wire rod with little bristles spiraling around one end of the rod. Put a small pinch of Good-Gums in your mouth, where it will dissolve, swish it to a section of teeth and move the interproximal brush in and out between teeth where the gums are.
Oral irrigation is an additional step you can take to control plaque and thereby prevent the formation of tartar. Some common brands of oral irrigators are Hydrofloss, Waterpik and Viajet. These help get to small bits of plaque that are left behind by the above processes.
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How to tell that Good-Gums is working:
Good-Gums doesn’t force a suppression of symptoms or compel a “cure.” Instead, Good-Gums supports the body’s ability to heal itself, with a boost of herbs and vitamin support found in nature. As the health of your gums improves, you’ll notice both the swelling and the soreness in your gums subside to the point of ending entirely. You may also notice your gums getting firmer. Other measurements of gum health, such as reduced bleeding, reduced plaque and calculus, and smaller gum pockets can often be observed, and are good signs of improvement.
How long until you can see results:
Sore and swollen gum tissue usually involves the infection of cells that have not yet been destroyed, but are still-existing and still-viable. Restoring these cells to health can be much quicker than growing new cells to fill in where previous cells have died off and now no longer exist (as in periodontitis). Often a couple of weeks of diligent oral care at home is enough to see results. Some users have reported improvements even faster, in a week or even less.
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