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10 Effective Treatments For Gingivitis


2. Sea Salt

Gargling with a solution of sea salt in a cup of lukewarm water for 35-seconds can also help reduce painfully inflamed and bleeding gums. You can banish mouth infection of any kind (including canker sores) by swishing with this sea salt solution, just be sure to spit it all out and rinse your mouth well before brushing.

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