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Gums Bleeding

17 Jul 2012, 15:51
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Gums bleeding may be caused by using a toothbrush with stiff bristles, careless handling of dental floss, or toothpick. In some cases, bleeding during brushing may be an evidence of violations in the body. This problem is very serious and may lead to risk of losing teeth due to the destruction of healthy periodontal ligament. 

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Therefore, it is better to consult a dentist at the first sign of blood in the saliva and gingival inflammation. It might be the symptoms of dangerous diseases such as gingivitis, periodontal disease, periodontitis. If you are lucky, preventive measures would be enough and medical treatment would not be required. However, the earlier you seek medical attention, the less likely to become the owner of dentures.

 

The main reasons of gums bleeding:

  • Incorrect meal ration
  • Gum disease
  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Lack of vitamins
  • Infection
  • Chronic disease
  • Injury
  • The age factor
  • Smoking
  • Pregnancy

 

Mouthwash with decoction of sage, chamomile, plantain, oak bark, eucalyptus will help to get rid of bleeding gums. You can also brush your teeth with treatment paste containing extracts of herbs and pine needles. Even if you believe that the toothbrush is not the reason of your problem, it is better to replace it with the one that has a soft bristle.

 

In addition to morning and evening cleansing, you must remove the leftovers between your teeth. Tooth floss, an antibacterial mouth rinse, toothpick, or plain water will help with it. Bananas, carrots and strawberries, which have regenerative properties should be included in the daily diet. Massage the gums with a toothbrush during brushing. This will improve blood circulation in the tissues.

 

If the cause of bleeding is plaque, a dentist will remove it. He will also determine the cause of pain in the gums. It is possible that the abscess or cyst formed in tissues. Consequently, if the bleeding is accompanied by pain (or whatever) it is obligatory to visit a dentist. After all, if you would not remove the pus from the gums, it can spread throughout the body.

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