Posted February 26, 2018.
Our dentist and dental team greatly emphasize the importance of taking proper care of your teeth and gums with daily brushing and flossing habits. Your gums need to stay in good health in order to cushion and support the teeth. They are also a reliable indicator of the status of your general health to help you know if you are suffering from any health issues. If you have bleeding gums, there could be many causes, and our team is happy to help you pinpoint the source.
One of the main causes of bleeding gums is dental plaque, the bacterial film that inflames and irritates gum tissue, leading to an early stage of gum disease called gingivitis that is known to result in bleeding gums. However, there are several factors that cause the gums to bleed easily, including:
If you frequently experience bleeding gums, we encourage you to contact Sachs Family Dental at 801-225-4701 to speak with Dr. Steven Sachs about effective periodontal care in Orem, Utah.