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The Benefits of Aloe Vera for Gum Health

March 15th, 2021

Aloe Vera and Gum Health Benefits

People have been using aloe vera as a medicinal treatment for thousands of years. This wonder plant is known for its healing and soothing properties, making it a popular natural treatment for burns and cuts. The same properties that make aloe an excellent remedy for those ailments make it perfect for people dealing with gum disease and other oral health conditions. 

Discover the benefits of aloe vera for gum health. 

Benefits of Aloe for Your Teeth and Gums

Aloe vera features various antibacterial, non-abrasive, and anti-inflammatory properties as well as antioxidants. The plant’s leaves have a yellow liquid that contains pain easing chemical compounds and several antiseptic agents, which can prevent viruses, bacteria, and fungi from growing in your mouth. 

Can Aloe Help Your Oral Health? 

Aloe helps with the following oral conditions:

  • Gum disease
  • Gingivitis 
  • Gum infections
  • Canker sores
  • Cold sores
  • Dry mouth
  • Tooth decay
  • Inflammation

The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities of aloe can help you reduce the pain associated with ulcers, restore gum texture, and prevent bad breath, gum disease, and other inflammation. Studies have also shown that mouthwashes and toothpaste containing aloe vera have resulted in remarkably reducing gingivitis and plaque accumulation when they’re used consistently.

In one specific study, it was proven that aloe vera mouth rinse is equally effective in reducing plaque as Chlorhexidine compared to placebo over a period of four days.

Start Using Mouthwash and Toothpaste With Aloe Vera!

Do you want to start reaping the oral health benefits of aloe vera? The Natural Dentist® has the only line of natural oral care products on the market containing a therapeutic amount (20%) of purified aloe vera.

If you’re looking for a mouthwash with aloe or toothpaste with aloe, check out these products:

The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Mouth Rinse and The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Toothpaste with 20% purified aloe vera feature no SLS, are fluoride-free, and do not contain artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. When used together, this regimen delivers the therapeutic benefits of aloe vera, helping you treat any oral conditions you’re experiencing and possibly preventing future issues from arising. 

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