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Is it Normal to Bleed When I Floss?

Bleeding gums are an indication of serious dental problems such as Gingivitis. Hence, it should not be taken lightly. Consult a dentist in case you are suffering from this problem.

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Is it Normal to Bleed When I Floss?

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  1. Is it Normal to Bleed When I Floss?

  2. If you have just started flossing, you will tend to bleed. But in case you have been flossing on a regular basis, bleeding is not a good sign. It is recommended to get the condition investigated by a dentist.

  3. What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is an oral condition caused due to bacterial infection. A patient suffering from gingivitis has inflamed gums, especially along the gum margin where teeth and gums meet.

  4. Where Does it Come From? After eating, bacteria forms plaque on the teeth. If food debris and plaque are not regularly cleaned away, plaque attacks the tissues leading to gingivitis.

  5. What are The Signs? Gingivitis symptoms include redness, gum swelling and bleeding – especially during brushing and flossing. Symptoms of Gingivitis are redness, swollen gums, bleeding from gums during brushing and flossing. Another gum disease is Periodontitis. Its symptoms include bleeding, swelling, receding gums, bad breath and loose teeth.

  6. How do I prevent this? Maintaining good oral hygiene is the best way to keep diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis at bay.

  7. Contact Us The Hall, 356 Church Street Parramatta, NSW, 2150 info@dentalavenue.com.au 280040055 https://parramattadentalavenue.com.au

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