Do your gums bleed while working with the floss? If yes, then you need to seriously consider your doc’s advice, and follow a different oral medication. Most of the people don’t discuss this issue, but later it will cause a significant problem.
Well, there are different reasons for the gums to bleed. So it is important to figure the cause quickly and solve it asap. We will check out the possible reasons for the gum bleeding, and what all treatments can be done to avoid this condition.
Why Do My Gums Bleed When I Floss?
If the gums bleed, then it does not mean that you have to stop flossing. Most of the users do this, so kindly avoid that. The usual flossing last for 3 to 10 days, for all who are new to flossing.
First, you have to understand the nature of bleeding, is it the usual one or the irregular one. Following are the possible reasons for the Gum Bleeding while doing the flossing and brushing:
- Wrong flossing technique
- Bacteria are building up on some poorly refilled tooth that may cause some irritation on the gum tissue.
- Teeth are affected by tartar which causes some hard calcified deposit on your teeth.
- If you are not maintaining your teeth properly, then it can cause the issue.
- You cleaned your teeth recently.
Did you know that plaque buildup along the gum line can cause bleeding of the gum? Yes! So, you just have to continue using the flossing, till the bleeding stops. If the bleeding doesn’t stop within two weeks, then get in contact with your dentist guy and solve the issue.
There are many points to note if you are not regular with the flossing. To know the complete details about this, then check this – What Happen To Your Mouth If You Don’t Floss Regularly?
Another reason found for gum bleeding is the lack of vitamins in the body. You can get rid of plaque using the flossing technique, but after it turns to calculus – you will have to get professional help in treating this condition.
So, consult your doc before trying out the flossing and understand the current condition of the gum. The doc will guide you in choosing the preferable flossing method, and explain you the right way of using it.
These are the reasons which may cause gum bleeding during the flossing. It is also essential that you have a balanced and healthy diet routine to maintain good gum condition. Do the brushing for twice a day, along with once in a day flossing. That’s how it will work for you!
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