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Bleeding from gums

02/25/2008

Question:

Hi,I am 26yr old female.My main problem with gums is they are reddish,swallen,bleed whenever i brush(even with a soft tooth brush) and last but not the least now my front gums are leaving thier position,tarter also produced.I have gone through scaling process several times but that only last for a coouple of weeks only.Moreover I can`t drink very chilled drinks and also sweets like chocolates,dates also bother my teeth.Please help me in this regard.

Answer:

I would see a gum and bone specialist called a periodontist.  There may be something more going on within your body that is affecting your oral health.

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Response by:

Michele P Carr, RDH,  MA Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University