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gum disease is not made better by mouthwash or toothpaste , occasionally a dentist may prescribe mouthwash for a short time only to control painful symptoms. Most mouthwashes are classed as cosmetic as there is no proven clinical benefit to them
gum disease is not cured by antibiotics. Occasionally you may be prescribed a course of antibiotics to surpress the symptoms for a while to enable good cleaning
Gum disease is not caused by grinding but grinding does make existing gum disease worse
First and foremost is effective cleaning , brushing down onto the gums and using interdental brushes every day. Ask the dental team to look at your toothbrush and check it is right for you and you are using it correctly , 95% of UK people do not brush correctly. Next ask them to show you how to clean effectively interdentally.
I actually 1st use those little rubber picks/interdentals to remove debris and massage my gums, then floss (look up how to floss properly as I got it wrong for over 40 years) to remove plaque and also use the larger interdental brushes where they fit. I have both tightly packed and gappy teeth so a mix or inter n floss is what works best for me.
The other thing my dentist asked was if I used an electric toothbrush as they work better - I do so that was fine.
There is a thing called over brushing and brushing to hard which can actually damage your gums so as suggested above you need to discuss your whole cleaning regime and what toothbrush etc with a dentist.
I eat less than 20g of carbs a day and have done for a long time.
Its pretty easy once you get your head around the idea that carbs = illness.