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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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What could be a cause of gum bleeding and how could it be stopped?

What could be a cause of gum bleeding and how could it be stopped?

Inflammation: Inflammation is the cause of bleeding gums. What exactly is causing your gums to be inflamed can be determined after a thorough exam with radiographs and a full medical history. Call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


Dr. Randolph Todd
Board Certified, Endodontics
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What should I do about my gum bleeding?

What should I do about my gum bleeding?

Brush & Floss: Bleeding gums are usually a symptom of periodontal disease. The metabolic byproducts of the bacteria that organize on the teeth forming plaque, chemically irritate the supporting structure of the teeth (periodontium). This inflammatory response causes swelling and capillary fragility. Brushing and flossing tear the fragile tissue resulting in bleeding. See your dentist -. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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What can cause gum bleeding?

What can cause gum bleeding?

Poor oral hygiene: Most commonly, the answer is inadequate oral hygiene. The plaque/bacteria accumulate on your teeth and under the gums and causes an infection called gingivitis, and in more advanced stages, periodontitis. This can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Go see your dentist today. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
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What can cause sudden gum bleeding? Can it be because i recently started exercising intensely and eating more healthy ?

What can cause sudden gum bleeding? Can it be because i recently started exercising intensely and eating more healthy ?

See a dentist ASAP: If you experience bleeding gums when brushing, it may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. Gingivitis is a serious problem, which should be diagnosed professionally by a dentist. Do not delay, ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Keith Grimm
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What causes gum bleeding?

Inflammation: Bleeding gums is most often from improper hygiene. When plaque bacteria are not completely cleaned from your teeth, the byproducts of their "living" on your teeth causes an inflammation in your gums and with inflammation comes increased blood flow. There are some systemic diseases that can cause bleeding gums as well, but it's usually dental plaque. Check with your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Amber Patel
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What is good product gum bleeding thoothpaste ?

What is good product gum bleeding thoothpaste ?

Gums bleeding: There is no gum bleeding toothpaste. See a dentist asap for a periodontal evaluation. Bleeding gums is a sign that you may have a periodontal infection. This is only treatable by a professional. ...Read more

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Dr. Oswald Cameron-Morales
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Gum bleeding. Waiting for appt for about a week and a half now?

Gum bleeding. Waiting for appt for about a week and a half now?

Possible Gingivitis : Bleeding gums is mostly caused by plaque or tar accumulation which can be removed by a professional dental cleaning (every 3 to 6 months) and prevented by improving home oral hygiene. Faulty restorations/ fillings/ crowns can irritate the gums. Diet also can play a role. Certain medications and during pregnancy (hormone changes in the body) can also result in bleeding and enlarged gums. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Yost
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I sever from gum bleeding and sometimes swelling . What can I do to have a healthy gum .?

Cleaning ; hand work: Gum bleeding ; swelling are the result of dental plaque (bacteria) not being removed from the teeth/gums. First you need a professional teeth cleaning to remove tartar (calculus) which is sharp/irritating to the gums. Next comes dedicated work by you at home. This is done by proper brushing, flossing, and use of anti-bacterial mouth rinses. Your gums will bleed at first but will stop in few days. ...Read more

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Dr. Debi Williams
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What should you do to stop gum bleeding when flossing ?

What should you do to stop gum bleeding when flossing ?

A few days but....: Don't 'pop' the floss between your teeth and hitting the gums. Gently see-saw the floss between your teeth slowly. Once you get between the teeth gently go under the gumline to remove any plaque. I like to floss after brushing before rinsing to help push the toothpaste chemicals between the teeth. You can also rinse with warm salt water to help sore gums and keep current with your dental exams. ...Read more

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Dr. Dominick Curalli
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Is gum bleeding a side effect of taking fruta planta?

Is gum bleeding a side effect of taking fruta planta?

Not likely: Very unlikely. You should see your dentist for help detemining the cause of the gum bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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Gum Bleeding (Definition)

Gum bleeding is a clinical condition in which the gums bleed easily with only slight trauma, including teeth brushing. This is common with poor dental care ...Read more


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