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You are advised not to ignore bleeding gums. It is quite possible that your irritated gums could be the one-time result of hard flossing or vigorous brushing. However, regular (chronic) bleeding gums could be a sign of something much bigger.
Gum disease (also called periodontal disease) is an infection caused by the deposition of plaque and calculus along the gums. Without proper oral hygiene, Plaque and Calculus (often filled with bacteria), will slowly eat away and damage your teeth, gums, and bone.
Bleeding gums are one of the first symptoms of gum disease.
If Left untreated, bleeding gums can turn into painful inflammation, gum recession, bone loss, and ultimately tooth loss.Learn More
Brush your teeth at least twice a day for 2 minutes
Floss every day
Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months
Avoid smoking, E-cigarettes and chewing tobacco
Eat a balanced diet
Visit your dentist twice a year for routine preventive care
The best thing you can do is schedule an appointment with your Dentist. Seek immediate care from your dentist if:
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Our doctors offer both surgical and non-surgical gum disease treatments, including high-tech and pain-free laser therapy.
Whether you’re dealing with gingivitis and want to prevent it from escalating, or need advanced treatment to combat the effects of periodontitis, we can help.
Remember, the sooner you treat bleeding gums, the better!Learn More
If your gums bleed every time you brush or floss, make sure you contact your Dentist for help. In the meantime, bleeding home remedies to relieve discomfort include:
If your gums are bleeding profusely and you cant get the blood to stop, get emergency help from your Dentist. In general, bleeding gums are often a sign of gum disease, a serious health issue and must be addressed as soon as possible.
If you just started flossing again regularly, it may cause your gums to bleed as they adjust to this new habit. Unless you are suffering from gum disease, the bleeding should stop within 3-10 days with proper flossing. If the bleeding persists, get help from your Dentist.
If your gums are sore and swollen around just one tooth, it could be the result of gum disease, or it might be an abscess. Call your Dentist to schedule an appointment and have it looked at.
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