Bleeding gums, can be very concerning for people. One notices even when while brushing teeth lightly.It causes, pain, irritation and also tend to confuse taste of food. Most of the time, it is caused by buildup of plaque on the teeth, which causes bacteria to grow close to gums and results in inflammation of gums. This condition is also called Gingivitis. Rarely it is due serious medical condition such as Leukemia. There are many other causes, however, regular check up at a Dental surgery can rule out any other underlying issues.
We recommend regular visit to keep your gums healthy. Professional cleaning done by dentists will remove plaque buildup on teeth, resulting in bad bacteria spreading around gums. Dentist can also discuss good oral hygiene practices including usage of inter dental brushes, flossing etc, depending upon the condition of your teeth and gums. Occasionally we may ue blue spectrum based soft tissue laser to remove infection and improve healing. Sometimes, we may have to get you into a periodontal program requring you to get deeper cleans done every 90 days few times, before retruning to regular cleans once every six months- Gum diseases, can result in bone loss, leading to tooth loss, hence we reccomend to see a dentist as soon as possible when you spot bleeding gums