With research done by scientists and by centuries of usages of sea salt as a therapeutic healing remedy. Dr. Christian W. Hahn, a respected general and cosmetic dentist noticed that there was a difference between his patient's gums, ocean surfers and those that did not swim or surf in ocean. One group had healthy gum tissue, the other less healthy gums, yet each had the same average oral hygiene habits. What was a difference? Those who spent significant time in ocean had remarkably healthier gum tissue than normal.
Unlike ordinary table salt, natural sea salt contains dozens of essential minerals and trace elements. No synthetic mineral supplement can equal the wealth of minerals that natural sea salt supplies. The living cells that make up our body are literally composed of a solution almost identical to sea water. Many mysteries still exist within sea salt and why it works so well to help heal tissue. What is undisputable that natural sea salt water works wonders to improve gum tissue and help heal wounds.
As I mentioned earlier, there is a direct relationship between condition of your teeth and condition of your gums. In other words their health is closely intertwined. One should take tooth decay, abscesses and gum disease very seriously, that is why prevention is essential to avoid dental problems