What’s Causing Your Gums To Bleed?
We share some factors which could be causing those gums to bleed. Pay attention!
1. Poor Oral Hygiene Habits: Don’t let plaque accumulate; your gums will get inflamed which can lead to bleeding.
2. A Bad Toothbrush: Just like you want to drive the best car, you should want to brush with the best brush. Get one that isn’t too hard on your gums.
3. Not Flossing: Twice a day, that is. Experts reveal that flossing can add 10 years to your life… Worth the try, for sure. Make sure to floss after every meal, and definitely after brushing your teeth, but be careful to be gentle as flossing vigorously will cause your gums to bleed.
4. A Poor Diet: If your body is lacking certain vitamins and minerals, such as calcium or vitamin C, it could increase your risk of gum problems.
Care For Your Own Teeth
While check-ups are important, you need to know how to take care of your teeth at home, too. Here’s how:
♦ Rinse your mouth with warm water.
♦ Remove plaque that may be lodged in between your teeth.
♦ Brush and floss twice a day – when waking up and just before bed.
♦ Avoid sweets and chocolates which will save you from fillings.
Don’t be fooled – they might still be young, but they need to visit the dentist, too. Milk teeth, say experts, are just as important as permanent ones, so make sure your toddler brushed and flosses regularly. In fact, go ahead and use your kids’ toothpaste, too.