Reasons for Bleeding Gums

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Bleeding gums is a common sign for people with periodontal disease. There are many reasons contributing to the cause of bleeding gums. Not maintaining proper dental hygiene is the main reason behind bleeding gums. Gums become inflamed and bleed when there’s a buildup of plaque along the gum line. Plaque is a sticky film containing bacteria that covers your teeth and gums. And if you don’t brush or floss enough, the bacteria can spread and cause tooth decay or gum disease. To improve oral hygiene, brush your teeth at least twice daily and floss once a day.

        Bleeding gums can be categorized into two types they are

  1. Acute
  2. Chronic

The acute type is considered to be the initial stage of the gum bleeding it means the very starting stage of gum bleeding is very little, this stage of gum bleeding is called acute gum bleeding.

Chronic is the second type of gum bleeding that is commonly seen among patients, at this stage the infection is slowly passing into the roots which may lead to root surgery

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