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Is it common for gums to bleed while flossing?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stanley Lin
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

For people that floss daily and have healthy gums, it should not bleed while flossing.
However few people do have bleeding even if they are flossing daily.

In brief: No

For people that floss daily and have healthy gums, it should not bleed while flossing.
However few people do have bleeding even if they are flossing daily.
Dr. Stanley Lin
Dr. Stanley Lin
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Dr. Frank Berman
if it continues, contact your dentist to inquire if you have a more serious gum condition.
Dr. Dennis Kelley
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sometimes

In patients that have gum inflammation due to poor oral hygiene.
If you brush well and floss regularly your gums will become firm and healthy and bleeding will stop.

In brief: Sometimes

In patients that have gum inflammation due to poor oral hygiene.
If you brush well and floss regularly your gums will become firm and healthy and bleeding will stop.
Dr. Dennis Kelley
Dr. Dennis Kelley
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