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Home Remedies For Loose Teeth

Home Remedies for Loose Teeth

Loose tooth is usually caused by periodontitis that may lead to chronic gum disease and bone loss. The infection may damage the tissues and bones surrounding the teeth. The tissues around a loose tooth become red and swollen. You will experience pain while chewing.

Causes of Loose Teeth

Gum disease is one of the common causes for loose teeth. When left untreated, the tissues and bones surrounding your teeth may damage resulting in loose teeth.

Loose tooth can also be due to accidents or dental injuries that lead to bone fracture.

People like to consume foods with lots of sugar, carbohydrates, and acid foods, but these will damage your gums and teeth and cause tooth decay.

Tooth grinding (Bruxism) is a condition that patient tends to clench his jaws all the time putting pressure on the teeth. This can lead to tooth loss. Loose teeth can also be due to poor oral hygiene. People who do not brush their teeth daily develop tooth cavities and gum disease.

Home Remedies for Loose Teeth

Turmeric and Pepper

Mix turmeric and pepper in a bowl and massage into your gums gently for 1 to 2 minutes then rinse your mouth with clean water. After this procedure, avoid drinking or eating anything for half an hour. This home remedy can be used as long as it does not irritate your gums.

Amla or Indian Gooseberry

Indian gooseberry or Amla can help strengthen your gums and loose teeth. Make a mixture of Amla extract with water in a cup and stir it for some time and then rinse your mouth with this solution once a day. Avoid eating or drinking for 30 minutes after the rinse.


Add a pinch of salt in warm water and stir well. Gargle your mouth with this water for a minute or so in the morning and then spit it out. Rinse your mouth with water and then you can start brushing normally. This will help to pull out all the bacteria that are present inside your mouth.

Vitamin C rich Foods

Include foods that are rich in Vitamin C such as oranges, guavas, strawberries, kiwi, and calcium rich foods such as cheese, yogurt, cereals, and milk in your diet to strengthen your teeth and for healthy gums.