Bleeding gums are not a good thing. There is no healthy reason for your gums to bleed, if they bleed consistently, or they have done so every now and again, it’s time to get your dentist to check on their health. If they just started bleeding and it’s the first time you noticed it may not be a reason for immediate panic. Just make sure to improve your oral hygiene and pay more attention. If the issue is still not reversed then you need help.
How Can I Stop My Gums From Bleeding?
Excellent oral hygiene
This will always be the first line of defense for almost any dental issue, however, it’s especially relevant when dealing with healthy/unhealthy gums. Bleeding gums can be an early indicator of gingivitis. You also may have too much plaque and or tartar build-up which can cause irritation in the gums. If your gums have receded, or appear to be puffy these are also significant signs that you have oral health issues.
If you’re concerned about your gums, our advice is always to speak to a trusted professional before going to Dr. Google.
Quit Smoking And Other Tobacco Products
If you quit smoking, you could avoid all these issues, and it will save you thousands of dollars per year. If you live in Canada, and smoked a pack a day on average, assuming you paid around $12 for a pack of cigarettes, that would be about $4,380 per year saved. If that’s not enough of an incentive, what would be?