Bleeding gums is a very common problem. Try using a soft bristle toothbrush and brush with mild and gentle pressure at the primary stage. Keep me updated. Also check if there are any plaque and calculus deposits on any of the tooth surfaces.
Hello Lybrate user, bleeding gums is a common problem; it is a sign of infection due to deposit of plaque and calculus on teeth. You need to get scaling and polishing doneâ followed by maintenance of oral hygiene with correct brushing technique using a soft bristle toothbrush and flossing. Rinse your mouth after every meals and snacks. You need to visit a Dentist for better evaluation.
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lybrate-user you have gingivitis which is called gum infection. U first consult a dentist who will prescribe you few antibiotics to control your bleeding than get scaling that means teeth cleaning coz severe plaque accumulation also causes bleeding gums which ignored lead to other infection. Later you can get a root planning or flap surgery done if conservatively your problem did not come down.
Plaque on your teeth and at the gumline that is not removed by brushing and flossing can infect the gums and lead to the symptoms of gingivitis. When gingivitis occurs, your gums may become swollen, tender and sometimes bleed during brushing. This early stage of the disease responds well to good brushing and flossing habits and regular dental checkups.
Switching from a soft-bristled toothbrush to a firm brush may also result in gums that bleed. Try returning to a soft or medium-bristled brush and talk to your dentist about what toothbrush is right for you at your next appointment.
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