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Bleeding Gums

Information About Bleeding Gums

We Have to Know about the Bleeding Gums

  • Mainly due to inadequate removal of plaque from teeth

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • Bleeding from gums even with normal activities?

Causes of Bleeding Gums

  • Gingivitis
  • Injury due to the toothbrush
  • Some medicines Bleeding disorders periodontitis
  • Scurvy
  • Dental plaque

Do’s and Don’ts-Bleeding Gums

  • Use soft toothbrushes
  • Gargle with clean water mouthwashes after each meal or snacks
  • Avoid use of tobacco

Signs & Symptoms of Bleeding Gums

  • Redness of gums
  • Bleed on touch
  • Hypertrophy of gums
  • Painfull

Medical advice for Bleeding Gums

  • If bleeding is severe or chronic
  • If associated with other unexplained symptoms

Risk factors of Bleeding Gums

  • Vitamin C deficiency
  • gingivitis
  • periodontitis
  • scurvy

Treatment for Bleeding Gums

  • Medicines
  • Local applications as advanced by a dentist

Self-care for Bleeding Gums

  • Take plenty of citrus fruits like oranges

Investigations for Bleeding Gums

  • Blood tests
  • X-ray of teeth and gums
Causes of Bleeding Gums
Symptoms of Bleeding Gums