Evaluation needed. You shouldn't try to treat gum bleeding with mouthwash. 1st, get a clear diagnosis. It may be gingivitis (and this is not trivial). It could also reflect more systemic bleeding problems. Either way, you need a diagnosis, and probably intervention. If there are no other signs of easy bleeding, start with a good dental evaluation, then if more answers are needed, see a good internist.
Chlorohexadine rinse. A rinse will just tret the surface of the problem. You need to see your dentist to discover the source of the problem.
Prescription Rinse. Bleeding gums is a sign of serious gum disease and cannot be helped with a mouthwash alone. The cause of gum disease is usually bacteria accumulation on the teeth above and below the gums with resulting inflammation and destruction of the supporting bone that keeps the teeth solidly anchored. After removal of the bacteria, your dentist may prescribe a chlorhexidene gluconate rinse between visits. Read more...