Do you experience tender gums when flossing or even brushing? Learn what causes bleeding gums when flossing, when it’s best to see a dental professional and how to track instances of gum bleeding to help keep your gums in healthy condition.
Gum bleeding is actually a more common instance than most people realize, and may not be a reason for concern, however there are instances of gum bleeding where visiting your dental professional may be best. Below are the common causes of bleeding gums when flossing:
When it comes to keeping your gums in good condition, try brushing a minimum of twice a day and flossing at least once a day. To help remove more plaque from between teeth while staying gentle on fingers and gums, try
Oral-B Glide Floss.
If your gums are sensitive to traditional floss consider using a water flosser.
The Oral-B Water Flosser Advanced, Portable Oral Irrigator Handle featuring Oxyjet Technology features three unique modes: intense, medium, or sensitive so you can pick the water pressure that’s best for you.
If you’re more prone to sensitivity, try brushing with an
electric toothbrush equipped with a sensitive mode. The Oral-B iO Series 9 not only delivers a gentle clean that’s both thorough and refreshing, but you can also track any instances of gum bleeding with the Oral-B app, only from Oral-B the #1 brand used by dentists worldwide*.
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