Bleeding when brushing or flossing can be quite alarming. Often the cause of bleeding and inflamed gums is easily treated but, in some instances it can be more serious and cause for concern.
Possible causes of bleeding gums;
- Gingivitis- Gum diseases that’s causes inflation and bleeding.
- Pregnancy- Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause tender and bleeding gums.
- Medications- Certain medications have side effects that cause gums to bleed.
- Brushing or flossing- Brushing or flossing too hard or vigorously.
Whatever the cause of bleeding gums is it’s important to address the issue. Untreated gum issues can cause infection and lose of teeth. Regular check up and cleans are vital for gum and oral health. If you’re worried about your oral health our team at gleam dentistry can help and treat you accordingly.