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Five Tips for Healthy Gums

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Gum health is an essential component to maintaining a beautiful smile and fresh breath. However, sometimes it can be overlooked.  Check out these 5 Tips for Healthy Gums!

When people talk about dental health, they often think specifically about their teeth. However, gum health is a very important component of not just dental health, but also to one’s overall health. Unhealthy gums have been associated with a higher risk for other health conditions from cardiovascular disease to diabetes.

There are some simple things everyone can do to help keep their gums healthy, like my first tip, which is using LISTERINE® Gum Therapy Antiseptic Mouthwash. I was so happy that I discovered it at Walmart.Now it is an essential part of my daily dental hygiene routine.  Check out all 5 Tips for Healthy Gums!

Listerine on Walmart store shelf.

5 Tips for Healthy Gums

1. Use LISTERINE® Gum Therapy Antiseptic MouthwashA therapeutic antiseptic mouthwash is great way to ensure your gums stay healthy. LISTERINE® Gum Therapy Antiseptic  Mouthwash can help reverse signs of early gum disease like red, bleeding or inflamed gums. This mouthwash also cleans below the gumline where brushing can’t reach!

So, you can help reverse the early signs of gum disease by using LISTERINE® Gum Therapy Antiseptic Mouthwash. It is made with anti-plaque and anti-gingivitis essential oils. It is an ADA (American Dental Association) accepted mouthwash that promotes gum health as well as fresh breath, and can lead to 4x healthier gums in 3 weeks versus brushing alone.

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2. Brush after every meal: It is very important to brush your teeth after each meal. When brushing, start in the back of your mouth and move forward making sure to get all of your teeth.

3. Floss daily: Flossing helps remove food debris and any plaque that is in between your teeth. Aim to floss your teeth at least once daily and any time that you eat something that causes food to get stuck between your teeth.

4. Eat your vegetables: A healthy diet is essential for overall health, including gum health. So make sure to include plenty of green leafy vegetables like kale and spinach into your diet.

5.Scrub your tongue: When brushing your teeth, don’t forget to give your tongue a gentle scrubbing using a toothbrush with soft bristles. The entire mouth, including the tongue can contain bacteria that is harmful to teeth and gums.

So Tell Me…

Did you realize how important gum health is to maintain overall health? Are there any tips here that you already use? Will you give LISTERINE® Gum Therapy Antiseptic Mouthwash at Walmart a try?

Thank you so much for stopping by. As always, I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below. Have a great week!


Wednesday 21st of October 2020

Great tips! Thank you!


Sunday 18th of October 2020

I have receding gums so this is super helpful! Thanks so much (:


Sunday 18th of October 2020

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Saturday 17th of October 2020

We always shop at walmart, so I'll have to look for this next time we go shopping. I always srub my tongue, my mouth just doesn't feel clean without it!!


Friday 16th of October 2020

I didn't know Listerine made a Gum Healthy mouthwash. What a great product! I love your tips as well!