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A 37-year-old member asked:

Brush my teeth twice a day for at least two minutes a time but my gums are sore and bleed when brushing, is this gingivitus?

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Dr. Joaquin Siles
Prosthodontics 48 years experience
Bleeding gums. : Healthy gums do not bleed. Gums are sore and bleed ? Is gingivitis.You need professional cleaning, perhaps periodontal treatment.
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