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Yes, bleeding gums can often be prevented by maintaining good oral hygiene habits such as brushing teeth twice daily, flossing daily, using mouthwash, and visiting a dentist regularly for check-ups and cleanings.
Gum disease is typically treated through a combination of professional cleaning, improved oral hygiene habits, and, in more severe cases, medication or surgery.
Yes, some medications such as blood thinners and anti-inflammatory drugs can increase the risk of bleeding gums. It’s important to inform your dentist of any medications you are taking before undergoing dental procedures.
There are several home remedies that can help alleviate bleeding gums, such as rinsing with saltwater, massaging the gums with aloe vera gel or coconut oil, and increasing intake of vitamin C-rich foods.
Yes, smoking is a common cause of bleeding gums. The chemicals in tobacco smoke can irritate the gums and contribute to gum disease.