Bleeding while brushing? Learn how to brush your teeth the right way!

Bleeding when brushing your teeth, I believe you have experienced it, or are suffering from it. Bleeding from brushing teeth is one of the common symptoms of stomatology. There are many reasons for this phenomenon. Gingivitis, periodontitis, and incorrect brushing (horizontal brushing) can all lead to bleeding teeth!

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What is gingivitis

Inflammation of the gums is usually caused by uncleaned teeth, food residues in the gums, breeding of bacteria, toxins produced by bacteria irritate the gums, and the gums will become inflamed and bleed. However, when many people find that their gums are bleeding, they do not dare to brush the bleeding area, so that the cause of the irritation and inflammation is not removed, and the dirt accumulates and the inflammation becomes more severe, creating a vicious circle.

gum disease and healthy gum

Healthy gums are light pink, firm to the touch, and won’t bleed when touched with a toothpick; inflamed gums are red or dark red, swollen on the surface, and bleed when touched with a toothpick. Frequent bleeding should be checked and treated by a professional dentist.

Brush your teeth morning and night

Prevention and Health Care of Teeth Bleeding

1)To develop good oral hygiene habits, brush your teeth in the morning and evening, rinse your mouth after meals, and prevent the occurrence of gingivitis and periodontitis.

2)Insist on brushing your teeth the right way in the morning and evening, gargling your mouth after meals to remove dirt and food debris, which can also prevent the formation of tartar and calculus.

3)Regularly go to the hospital for cleaning (scaling) to remove the calculus and plaque hidden between the teeth and under the gums.

teeth cleaning

About scaling

Teeth scaling is actually a process of cleaning your teeth. That is to remove bacteria, calculus, pigment, and other tartar on the tooth surface; and it is one of the basic methods for the treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis. Therefore, the inflammatory conditions of gingivitis and periodontitis can generally be alleviated by tooth cleaning, but periodontal disease cannot be cured by simple tooth cleaning. To cure periodontal disease, further diagnosis and professional oral treatment should be carried out after scaling.

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