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Can a saltwater rinse heal a gum infection?

I am a 23 year old male. I want to know if saltwater rinse can heal a gum infection?

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It can help
Yes warm salt water can help with gum tissue & healing!!
Yes, salt water rinses are great for gum healing, especially after surgery or minor cuts, intraoral injury, and burns. Infection has an underlying cause like periodontal disease, gingivitis, tooth necrosis, and needs to be diagnosed and treated by a licensed dentist first.
Depends on the type of infection. Salt is helpful in reducing gum inflammation and can be used in conjunction with your hygiene regiment, however, one needs to be careful if they have underlying medical issues like high blood pressure to not ingest and not overuse. 
It can certainly help, but also may need an antibiotic, a good mouth rinse, and a thorough cleaning.