Do Your Gums Bleed When You Floss?

Flossing is an essential aspect of proper dental care that many people often neglect. When people do floss, they may experience bleeding from the gums, which can make them apprehensive about flossing in the future.

While flossing, it is important to remember to not be too rough. You need to thoroughly clean the space between your teeth, but you must do it carefully in order to avoid damage to your gums. Not flossing also increases your likelihood of bleeding. If the issue persists, it may be a sign of gingivitis, the early stage of severe gum disease.

At the Stuart Dental Health Spa, cosmetic and general dentist Dr. Rita Medwid is commuted to providing excellent dental health services and providing our clients with the knowledge they need to keep their teeth healthy and beautiful. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

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