Updated: 1/17/2020 We often don’t think about brushing our teeth until we actually need to do so. That, however, can actually be harmful to your oral health. Your mouth has…

Gum pain can not only be uncomfortable, but it can be worrisome. However, having red and tender gums isn’t necessarily a sign that you have major dental problems—in fact, it’s pretty common. Many things can cause gum inflammation, even something as simple as changing your toothpaste. 

Before you panic, there are some things you can try at home to find relief and get your gum health back to normal. In this guide, we’ll go over the potential causes of gum inflammation and how to treat swollen gums, so you can start feeling better. Read this post from start to finish for a complete overview of gum irritation and gum swelling treatment options. Otherwise, you can use the links below to find the section that best answers your question. 

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Braces aren’t just for kids; they’re for adults, too. And while you may have never pictured yourself with a “metal mouth” at this age, it is becoming more common for adults to get braces—and they’re not always the metal type either. Nearly 1 million Americans over 18 years of age visit an orthodontist and wear braces, so you definitely won’t be alone.

Vanillia Extract

Have you ever had a toothache? Sometimes it’s not easy to endure. What makes it especially difficult is when you are unable to see a dentist right away so they can take away the tooth pain.

But there are ways to relieve tooth pain while you wait to see a dentist–like using vanilla extract. Here’s how you can use vanilla extract for toothache relief.