Few tips to stop bleeding of the gums

  • Visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year
  • Use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth
  • Floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque
  • Control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress
  • Rinse with salt water to keep the area clean
  • Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth
  • Stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums