Bleeding or sore gums are one of our patients' top dental concerns.
Gums that bleed and are painful or sore may be an indication of gingivitis or gum disease. If your gums bleed regularly, please make an appointment at Schmakel Smile Design. We'll examine your gums, identify issues, and take steps to resolve the matter.
Warning signs of gum disease include:
If you show signs of gum disease, or your mouth and gums are painful, please make an appointment at Schmakel Smile Design right away! We'll assess your condition and discuss treatment options with you.
We treat gum disease in the following ways:
It's important that you maintain your gum health with regular brushing, flossing and maintaining your preventative visits at 3,4 or 6 months, whatever your hygienist and Dr. Schmakel recommend for your maximum oral health.