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Gums Bleeding

Gums bleeding: why that happens and what to do about it

Bleeding gums indicate the onset of gum disease or the establishment of a systemic infection requiring immediate medical intervention. Let’s talk a bit about the possible causes of this phenomenon and what you can do about it.

Why your gums bleed

Bleeding from gums might result from inappropriate brushing of teeth or utilization of defective dentures; however, you must not ignore the frequent episodes of gum bleeding as that might be a symptom of underlying platelet defect, vitamin deficiency, leukemia, periodontitis, gingivitis or systemic disease.

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