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How to Make Bleeding Gums Better

Many people notice their gums bleeding when they brush their teeth, but that does not mean that the problem is normal just because "it happens to many people." It would not be normal if our skin broke whenever we bathed. Anyone that suffers from bleeding gums should look to heal and strengthen their gums.

Since bleeding gums can be caused by many factors, treatment varies depending on the underlying cause. Treatment also depends on the severity of the problem. How do we cure our gums? We find out what is causing the bleeding and get rid of it.

TREATING BLEEDING GUMS

1. HOW TO STOP A MILD CASE OF BLEEDING GUMS

Some people only experience occasional bleeding. Others feel no pain when gums bleed. All patients with a mild case of bleeding gums only bleed a little, which makes restoring the gums easy.

A mild case of bleeding gums can be caused by aggressive cleaning or lax oral hygiene. The solution is simple:

2. HOW TO TREAT PERIODONTAL DISEASE AND GINGIVITIS

Plaque buildup results in gum disease that causes gums to bleed. Restoring the gum to its healthy state starts with a dental appointment. Then these steps are next:

3. TREATING BLEEDING GUMS FOR PEOPLE WITH HEALTH ISSUES

Some people are more likely than others to suffer from bleeding gums. It could be hereditary. It could be because of overall poor health. In such cases, treatment is a lifelong process of lifestyle choice.

Increase your vitamin intake: Vitamin K deficiency results in bleeding gums. Taking supplements (or eating more spinach) will result in a healthier mouth and body. Vitamin C deficiency causes scurvy, which in turn causes bleeding gums. Eating vitamin-rich foods and supplements cures scurvy.

Barring serious illness, having a diet rich in fruits and vegetables helps the health of the gums and the rest of your body.

These measures not only treat bleeding gums, but they also keep the entire body healthy. They apply to everyone, everywhere.

4. MANAGING BLEEDING GUMS FOR PEOPLE ON MEDICATION AND PEOPLE WITH BLOOD DISORDERS

Some medications and therapies cause blood to have trouble clotting. This is true for leukemia patients and patients who are prescribed medications with blood-thinning side effects.

To take care of their oral health, they should carefully clean their mouths with very soft toothbrushes and floss. Their doctors (who they must visit regularly) usually prescribe treatments to mitigate any bleeding of the gums and mouth. By eating healthy and rinsing out the mouth with salt water or prescription mouthwash, people with chronic blood conditions can take good care of their gums.

How you manage bleeding gums depends on your particular situation. The very first step is knowing the cause of the bleeding. That is where the dentist comes in. The second and final step is to make the long-term effort to make it better.

Contact one of our dentists if you have bleeding gums.

LET'S GET STARTED…

Request an appointment in our Rancho Mission Viejo dentist office here: https://senderodental.com.

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