It is something we hear on a daily basis here at Shandon Dental “my gums are bleeding” so why and what can be done. In a recent Irish dental survey 80% of Irish people think that their gums are healthy when in reality 80% of Irish adults have some sort of gum disease. Read more in the Irish Dental Association survey here.
So what causes bleeding gums?
Ways to correct bleeding gums:
Gum disease is one of the main causes of early tooth loss and bleeding gums is an early sign of gum disease. Regular attendance and cleanings will help prevent both bleeding gums and gum disease. Your dentist and hygienist are best place to advise you on how to optimise your oral hygiene routine. We at Shandon Dental will always strive to advise you on what products are on the market that are best suited to help you in eliminating any signs of gum disease.
Worried about bleeding gums? Don’t put it off contact us and book a consultation.