4 Ways To Keep Your Gums Healthy

Did you know that gum disease affects more than half of American adults? Gum disease is an infection that develops in the gum tissue. It can be difficult to diagnose, so it is important to be mindful of any changes to your oral health. Look for signs such as red and swollen gums, bad breath, and bleeding gums. There are certain things you can do to ensure your gums remain healthy:

Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

We always stress the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth for optimal oral health. Do you often notice signs of pink or red when you brush or floss your teeth? If so, you may be experiencing bleeding gums. While bleeding gums does not always mean there is an issue with your oral health, as it can happen on occasion from something as simple as food trapped between your teeth, if you experience bleeding gums frequently, it can be a warning of a significant issue. Continue reading to learn more about what may be causing your bleeding gums.