Search SEARCH

My gums bleed everytime I brush my teeth. Is there anything I can do to stop this?

Asked By: Devin - 8/25/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
First you need to get a cleaning (deep cleaning its called Scaling and Root planning) after that you need to get perio maintenance. Its not a good sign for you to bleed every time you brush that means your gums are not healthy. You also need to brush every night that is the most important time of the day to brush... More
Answered By: LaChika - 8/25/2008
Additional Answers (14)
you need to floss every night
Answered By: THE MAN - 8/25/2008
 
Use the softest toothbrush there is and Sensodyne toothpaste. You should also go to the dentist to make sure that you are not suffering from some sort of gum disease.
Answered By: lissilis - 8/25/2008
 
you have gingervitis the only way to stop it is to brush three times a day like they say.
Answered By: jerry a - 8/25/2008
 
maybe itz tha toothpast...mine get irritated if i use anything with bakingsoda or peroxide n it...
Answered By: *So Happy* - 8/25/2008
 
Ok so this happened to me for a bit. Don't brush so hard number one, and number two - when you're in the shower, let the water hit your gums directly. It'll massage your gums and they won't bleed when you brush your teeth afterwards.
Answered By: ShadowD - 8/25/2008
 
You need to visit the dentist. Also you need to ensure that your diet includes lots of fruits, inclusive of citrus fruits, vegetables, inclusive of green leafy vegetables and raw vegetables, nuts, and grains. These are necessary to provide nutrients that are important for the health of your teeth and gum.
Answered By: Fater45 - 8/25/2008
 
go see a dentist
Answered By: Shelly J - 8/25/2008
 
that's normal, mine bleed too. i think it's just cuz you have sensative gums.. try brushing your gums harder and more often to toughen them up and eventually, they will stop.
Answered By: koreanhiphop - 8/25/2008
 
You need to see your dentist. It sounds like you have gum disease. You'll need to see a periodontist if that's the case. Bleeding gums is not "normal". It's a sign of unhealthy gums and teeth. Good luck to you.
Answered By: Toxic Glow™ - 8/25/2008
 
strengthen your gums by flossing every night. make an appointment with a dental hygienist; they can show you the right way to floss, brush and take care of your teeth and gums better.
Answered By: Jessica - 8/25/2008
 
If you have not been flossing regularly, it is probably a good idea to start doing so. At first, your gums will probably bleed when you floss, but eventually they should become accustomed to the stimulation so that you can brush and floss your teeth without your gums bleeding. An oral irrigator, such as Water-Pik(R... More
Answered By: Andie P - 8/25/2008
 
This happened to me. Since I used to have braces and I didn't brush very well at first. When I started flossing, my gums would bleed. And my gums appeared to be swollen. But after a while it stopped. And make sure to brush very lightly. Also, you should buy something called a Water Pik. It sprays water in your mouth... More
Source(s):
Answered By: Someone - 8/25/2008
 
you might be having some gum diseases.. how long have you been like that... More
Source(s):
Answered By: hahalol - 8/26/2008
 
You need to start flossing! Mine used to do that, and when I started flossing everynight they stopped.
Answered By: Kessaka - 8/26/2008
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Local Positions Open in Your Area. Hiring Now - Apply Today!
Local.Jobs2Careers.com
Earn $95/hr Bookkeeping Right From Home. Free Video Explains All!
Accounting-and-Bookkeeping-Tips.com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-316
eTrustLogo