Oral Hygiene: The Best Ways to Prevent Bleeding Gums

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Do you wish there was a way to prevent your gums from bleeding? If so, our dentist, Dr. Daniel and Daria Royzman, is happy to grant your wish! Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep your gums healthy and strong, which can help you avoid having blood-covered gums. Our dentist is happy to tell you all about those things!

The first thing you need to do is clean your smile twice a day by brushing. Make sure to brush two minutes each time with a soft-bristled toothbrush. Brushing can help you prevent bleeding gums because it can clean around the gums. You usually experience bleeding gums when there are bacteria and infection in the area. This is a sign of the first stage of periodontal disease. The blood is sent there to fight the bacteria and infection because they are trying to stay healthy and strong.

Second, floss your teeth once a day with a flossing product you desire. As you floss, be careful around the gums. Flossing will also remove the plaque and bacteria that irritate and infect the gums, so make sure to floss right before bed every night as part of your oral hygiene routine.

Third, visit your dentist every six months. This is important because the professional dental cleaning provided is one of the only treatments that can completely remove the bacteria and other harmful substances that make the gums bleed.

Call D & D Periodontal Associates, P.C. today at 212-759-7763 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more about how to prevent bleeding gums in New York, New York. The more you know, the better, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us!