A 46-year-old member asked:
What are warning signs of having sensitive gums?
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 18 years experience
A few things: Bleeding when you brush your gums, periodic gum pain and redness of the gums. See your dentist for regular cleanings. Brush and floss to maintain healthy gums.
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Dentistry 9 years experience
Bleeding: Gum bleeding is on of the most important signs of gum infections and resessions.
If the gume bleeds when touched or when you eat or brush , that is a sign that you oral health need to be checked.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What are bleeding or sensitive gums a sign of?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 26 years experience
Gingivitis : Gingivitis is an infection of your gums. Sometimes it does not hurt. Usually the gums will be red and swollen - sometimes they will bleed when you brush. If not treated, it could lead to periodontitis - infection of the bone surrounding the roots. This can lead to tooth loss. Please see your dentist.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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