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Question
Posted by: lindi | 2005/01/10

Q.

bleeding gums

Can you please tell me what i can do with my bleeding gums, they are always bleeding whenever i brush them i don't know why and can you also please tell me how can i remove plague from my teeth, i wash/brush them everyday but i still get plague. What causes plague?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

The bleeding gums are as a result of a gingivits (most likely). A cleaning at a dentist should sort out the problem.
Plaque is removed by correct brushin and flossing.

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Posted by: Faith | 2005/01/17

Hi, hope you can help me. My husband has got bleeding gums,which makes his breath to smell terribly. Some mornings he'll wake up with blood on his teeth.I hate it when he tries to kiss me or our little baby girl. I don't show him of course becuse i do not want to hurt his feelings.He knows about his problem and has bought Sensodyne toothpaste, but it does'nt seem to help. Please can you help him? thanks

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