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Do You Need to Worry About Occasionally Bleeding Gums?

Posted on 11/16/2020 by Dr. Janice Pliszczak
Even though bleeding gums is common, it does not imply that you ignore it. This dental problem could be a sign of minor periodontal disease or something more severe. If you treat it early, you can help reverse its effects. But if you wait longer, it may lead to advanced or severe cases such as tooth loss, diabetes, and other chronic diseases. In advanced stages, bleeding gums will require a complex long-term treatment process. That is why you should be worried if you experience occasional bleeding gums. Common Causes of Bleeding Gums The primary cause of bleeding gums is poor dental care, which can lead to several complications. These causes include gingivitis, periodontitis, and vitamin deficiencies. Gingivitis develops when you allow plaque to stay on your gum lines longer without removing them. The same plaque may harden to form tartar or calculus, which increases gum bleeding. Symptoms of gingivitis are puffy gums, soreness in your mouth or gums, and bleeding.  Periodontitis is another leading cause of occasional bleeding gums. It occurs when gingivitis reaches the advanced stages. This disease affects your jawbone, gums, and supportive tissues connecting your gums and teeth. In severe cases, periodontal disease can loosen your teeth or even cause them to fall out. Lack of vitamin C and K can also make your gums bleed. Other Causes of Occasional Bleeding Gums Wearing very tight dentures or other oral appliances for a while can result in bleeding gums. Hormonal changes during pregnancy is also a reason why expectant mothers experience bleeding gums. Other causes include hemophilia and leukemia, not to mention blood-thinning drugs such as aspirin, heparin, and warfarin. Good oral hygiene can help you manage bleeding gums. Make sure to brush your teeth and floss them properly at least twice a day. For more information on bleeding gums, call us today to book your appointment with us. ...
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