Do you often notice that the water when you rinse your mouth after brushing your teeth is pink or red? If so, you may be experiencing bleeding gums. Bleeding gums can happen to anyone and doesn’t always indicate a problem with your oral health. It can happen because of something as simple as food being trapped between the teeth. If you experience bleeding gums frequently, it may be an indication that there is a problem with your oral health. Some possible causes of bleeding gums include:
We are passionate about our patients having healthy teeth and mouths. You only have one set of teeth to last your lifetime, and not caring for your teeth and mouth properly can lead to serious issues with discomfort as well as the need for dental intervention. Thankfully, your teeth and mouth offer warning signs to indicate a problem may have developed. Read on to learn more about the warning signs you should be looking for between your oral hygiene appointments.
When we think about what can lead to a problem with our oral health, we often first think about foods or habits or things like poor oral hygiene and delaying routine dental care. However, there is something else that may be helpful to your overall health but can cause a problem with your oral health — medication. While a doctor may prescribe medication to treat and prevent illness, to the benefit of your overall health, many medications can lead to serious complications with your oral health.