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Bleeding gums treatment

Most of the people are unaware of a dental problem like periodontitis or gingivitis until they begin to see the physical symptoms of it. The physical symptoms may include inflammation of gums with pain in it, change of color of the gums and loosening of teeth and bleeding of gums while brushing or otherwise.

There might also be puffiness of the gums that may not have any of the above symptoms. But the moment you start chewing hard things, your gums bleed. Going for bleeding gums treatment is essential because the more you let it free, the more it spreads causing every part of gums to bleed.

Bleeding gums treatment
Bleeding gums treatment

Essentially when you go for bleeding gums treatment, it is more to do with cleaning of the bacteria that may be residing in and around your teeth. It is severe infection that tends to make the gums bleed. This can be cured by slowly and gradually cleaning of the entire mouth and making it free from bacteria. It also requires proper maintenance of hygiene later on, as there are high chances that the bacteria might return back.

Bleeding gums treatment also includes the precaution to be taken after the cleaning process. Generally eating fruits with high acidic content in it tend to irritate the already sensitive gums and teeth. Very spicy and salty food can also aggravate the condition of the infection. One must avoid eating hard or sharp food types like chips etc to avoid any stabbing of food particles into the infected gums.

If the bleeding starts instantly, try to stop it by pressing a gauze pad soaked in ice cold water. This instantly stops the bleeding. After this ensure to eat slowly and gently and avoid using regular brush to clean your teeth. Do not rush in cleaning your teeth and instead be slow and gentle. Bleeding gums treatment works only when you take these precautions.

Before trying to go for treatment by yourself, try to consult your dentist at least over the phone. A professionally dental doctor would give you best advice that is beneficial for your dental health. Sometimes the advice may cut short your treatment and instead you end up at his clinic. So its better to consult a doctor before taking any step.

Lastly, do not take the condition lightly as this bleeding may become severe causing other health issues. Right step at the right time shall ensure a safe and good bleeding gums treatment thus saving you from future pain and expenses.

About Dr. Muna

Dr. Muna Taqi is a Dental surgeon from India who has more than 10 years of experience in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, Endodontics, & Pedodontics. She has worked in multinational medical corporates in Middle East and is also a consultant dental surgeon for many. She has authored many articles for medical journals & websites and is a consultant dental expert for Healthdrip.

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  1. im sorry to bother you, but i have a case of bleeding gums, i need it to stop, you said some usefull things about how to cure it, and that in a week it either dissappear or improves, well i couldnt quite understand it. im learning english, im a beginner and i cant really understand much by listening, but could you write the things you said to do in your video? that would be really helpful, have a good day/night 🙂

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