Sometimes regular brushing, flossing and rinsing with an antiseptic mouthwash just won't stop your gums from bleeding. If this happens to you, make an appointment right away with a dentist for an examination. Bleeding gums allow harmful bacteria to enter your body and may contribute to serious health problems.
So don't delay â€“ a dental professional can examine your mouth and tell you whether you have gum disease.
Here are some questions to ask.
If you do have gum disease, the sooner you treat it the healthier you'll be. There a number of painless treatment options that can eliminate disease-causing bacteria and make your gums healthy again.