A 29-year-old member asked:
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my teeth bleed everytime i brush. im 21. how worried should i be? what easy steps can i take to make it stop?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Floss, see a dendist: Easy bleeding with brushing suggests you have fragile, inflammed gums--gingivitis etc...Gentle regular brushing and flossing, and regular use of oral rinse such as listerine etc..Can help. But, i would see a dentist for a thorough examination and recommendation for best treatment/care for your case...Good luck.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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