Quite often bleeding gums can signal the onset of gum disease and a visit to the dentist is a good idea before the problem has a chance to worsen. Gum disease doesn’t just happen overnight and bleeding gums while flossing or brushing your teeth is an early warning sign of problems ahead. Other indicators of gum disease include:
– Sensitive teeth
– Persistent bad breath
– Puffy, red and sore gums
The good news is that gum disease is treatable but it may require “a deep cleaning to remove bacteria, plaque and infection” according to an article by Dr. Samir Alaswad which can be read in full at http://yourdentalhealthresource.com/dont-ignore-your-bleeding-gums/.