What you need to know about gum disease
Have you ever brushed your teeth and noticed that your gums bleed a little? Perhaps you didn’t think much of it. However, gums that bleed consistently can hint that something is wrong with your mouth.
Early signs of gum disease
Bleeding is one of the first signs you would notice of gum disease. This happens when your gum line is inflamed due to a bacterial infection. These bacteria can form a plaque that sticks to your teeth that may not be removed from mere brushing or flossing alone. If the plaque builds up, it can infect your teeth and gums, eventually affecting the bone that supports your teeth.
How do you know if ...