Archive for the ‘Gum Health’ Category

Bleeding Gums – Is it Serious?

Bleeding gums is often an indication of something much more serious, a warning that your body is trying to heal itself. Four major signs of bleeding gums are: swollen, painful or sensitive gums; blisters around the gums; discoloration of the gums; and the bleeding itself that occurs around the base of the teeth. Ignoring a […]

What Causes Gums to Bleed?

Most of the problems that cause bleeding gums and gum disease is plaque, a sticky film-like bacteria that covers the teeth and gums. It is formed by acids secreted by the mouth after eating. Plaque is found in spaces between your teeth. Gingivitis causes gum bleeding and if left untreated, it can lead to the […]