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Question
Posted by: carol | 2004/11/04

Q.

bleeding gums

What causes bleeding gum? Mine bleed almost every time I brush my teeth and this has been going-on the years.

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

Bleeding gums are almost always due to an accumulation of plaque under the gum area. Regular cleanings at the dentist are essential to sort the problem out. You also need to have your flossing/brushing techniques assessed.

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