|Bleeding from gums when brushing
Apr 24, 2000
Doc ..I keep wondering why whenever I brush my gums bleed at least a certain section.. a few times I have woken with a little bleeding.what is your advice.
Response from Dr. Reznik
My advice is simple: Get to the dentist!!!!!!
I know this is easier said than done as many people are afraid of the dentist. A recent survey which appeared in USA Today (yes I do read the latest journals!)asked which day do you least look forward to. I believe the results were as follows:
15% said tax day
18% said Mondays in general
33% said going to the dentist
You are probably overdue for a dental cleaning and examination and are experiencing gingivitis or periodontitis.
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