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Bleeding from gums on and off
I have been having bleeding from gums the last few months on and off, especially when I brush or if I poke the gums trying to remove some food particles stuck. It stops when I flush with Listerine mouthwash. What treatment would you recommend. Im 28 years, male
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Hello, Professional cleaning at regular 6 month intervals will prevent gum inflammation and bleeding.Visit a dentist ASAP and also follow good oral hygiene.Also food lodgement could be due to cavities,which has to be restored. Regards Dr Sumanmakam
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Hello,bleeding gums could be because of food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Bleeding gums can be a result of deposits on your teeth leading to inflammation of gums.
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get a scaling procedure done
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visit dentist
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The main cause of bleeding gums is the buildup of plaque at the gum line. This will lead to a condition called gingivitis, or inflamed gums. Plaque that is not removed will harden into tartar. This will lead to increased bleeding and a more advanced form of gum and jawbone disease known as periodontitis. Other causes of bleeding gums include: Any bleeding disorder Brushing too hard Hormonal changes during pregnancy Ill-fitting dentures or other dental appliances Improper flossing Infection, which can be either in a tooth or the gum Leukemia, a type of blood cancer Scurvy, a vitamin C deficiency Use of blood thinners Vitamin K deficiency
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Visit our team of experience dentist who will examine your teeth and gums and ask you about the problem. Your dentist will also ask about your oral care habits and take your teeth xrays.
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For any more query or treatment visit us today.Dr Ratnika Agarwal , Dental Surgeon/Owner of Smile Up Dental Care & Implant Center ,PUNE
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Please get your teeth cleaned. Scaling is mandatory for gums to get healthy.
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Bleeding gums are the first sign of active gum disease. Do not for even a single moment consider that it's going to get better with medicinal treatment or mouthwashes. All they will do is mask the disease temporarily. Find a periodontist or good general dentist immediately and get yourself thoroughly evaluated. Most likely the disease is in stage 1 and all you will need is a simple scaling.
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Get a dental check up
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Gum disease is slowly progressive and does not manifest as pain etc so it is easy to ignore. By the time you have real trouble with your teeth it may be too late to save them. Hence do not wait.
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Major reason for bleeding gums can be hard or soft deposits on the surfaces of your teeth, probably near the gum line. It can lead to further problems at later stages if left unattended. I would recommend you to go see a dentist or a periodontist( gum disease specialist) and get your treatment (scaling) done. Alternatively, it can also be caused due to other disorders so dont ignore this sign.
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go and consult your dentist or periodontist
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use lukewarm water with a pinch of salt to it for gargles everytime you eat till you see your dentist
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Bleeding gums are primarily due to tartar deposition on your and even food is sticking in between tooth please get a professional cleaning done by a dentist your problem. Will be resolved use a good mouth wash
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consult near by dentist
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use a good mouth wash to maintain your gum health
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Hi,please get a professional teeth cleaning done to get rid of bleeding gum problem.Brush twice daily with soft bristle tooth brush & use a mouthwash.
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