Why are My Gums Bleeding? Find Answers from a Competent Dentist

This is a great day. You managed to land some tickets for tonight’s Spurs game against the Lakers. It’s been action-packed with dunks and three-pointers. At halftime you run to the concession stand to get some popcorn, and while munching you wipe your mouth to discover that your gums are bleeding. Your first thought is that you need to schedule an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible. That’s a smart move. Read more to discover some possible reasons why your gums are bleeding.

 

Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

There are several factors that cause your gums to bleed.

 

How to Prevent Gum Bleeding

The best way to prevent gum bleeding and disease is to view your health holistically. Your overall health is interwoven with that of your mouth, which explains why healthy eating is so important. And as part of your regimen, consistency is a very vital role player.

Therefore, you should be sure to maintain six-month visits with your dentist to make sure that your oral health remains superb. Along with these visits, you should be diligent in following your dental care protocol for maintaining optimum gum health.

 

About the Author

Dr. Zamora has been fascinated with the field of dentistry since childhood, and loves being able to help people feel better and achieve the smile they desire. She received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from Texas State University, San Marcos, and graduated with her D.M.D. degree from Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR. She practices at Zam Dental, and can be reached for more information about her services at her website.

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