Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

At Noble Oaks Dentistry, we are passionate about helping our patients have optimal oral health. This is why we are passionate about routine oral hygiene visits and encourage our patients to schedule any necessary treatments in a timely manner. Between visits to our office, it is important to be mindful of your oral health and regularly check for anything that may seem like it has changed with your teeth and gums. One thing you can check for is bleeding gums. If you notice red or pink in the water after brushing, there is a good chance you have bleeding gums. While this does not always indicate a problem, it is a good idea to be mindful of what may be occurring with your oral health. Bleeding gums can occur for one of the following reasons:

Warning Signs That Indicate A Problem With Oral Health

It is extremely important to be mindful of your oral health. Your mouth provides many warnings when something is not right and may need intervention by our dental team. The longer you ignore the signs, the greater your chance of experiencing a dental emergency. Would you know what warning signs to look for that tell you there is a problem with your oral health? We are here to help!

Should I Be Worried?

We often stress the importance of establishing and maintaining a regular oral hygiene routine. Patients who follow through with this typically have fewer oral health problems and issues when compared to other patients. If you do not always care for your mouth the way you should and have been noticing blood when you brush and floss your teeth, you may be experiencing a problem with your oral health. Continue reading to learn more.