Bleeding gums

Self-care

Gently brush teeth twice a day, being sure to clean all the surfaces, as well as the tongue. Floss daily, gently rubbing the side of each tooth in an up-and-down motion.

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Severe
  • Persistent
  • Gums continue to bleed even after treatment

Last Updated May 25, 2018


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