Do you know the impact that tea has on your oral health? Tea not only has many health benefits for those who drink it, but it also aids in the recovery and health of swollen, bleeding, or infected gums. Black tea especially contains high level of antioxidants and also another component called Tannic Acid. Tannic Acid is found in the barks of certain plants and has a healing effect on gums and also acts as a bacteria repellent component. This is a simple at-home solution for swollen gums, otherwise it is always better to consult a dentist during such circumstances. Make an appointment at Acharya Dental to find out more.

January 12, 2015