Dentist Calgary NE for sensitive gums and gingivitis
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Treatment for bleeding gums
Elevated Family Dentistry
Swollen and bleeding gums can be a sign of a severe problem. If your everyday dental care routine is causing bleeding gums, it’s essential to understand why this sensitivity is occurring, as well as the symptoms and treatments.
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Causes of bleeding and swollen gums
The number one cause of bleeding, inflamed gums is gum disease.
There are multiple stages to gum disease and the initial stage, gingivitis, can be prevented with regular brushing and flossing. Other causes can be due to brushing or flossing too hard, being vitamin C deficient, smoking, or even hormonal changes.
Signs of gum disease:
- Swollen inflamed gums
- Bleeding gums with flossing or brushing
- Receding gums
- Constant bad breath
- Sensitivity to hot or cold drinks
- Loose, shifting teeth
How to prevent bleeding gums
Keep a good oral hygiene habit of regular brushing, flossing, and rinsing with an antibacterial mouthwash.
To elevate your oral health you can:
- Increase your dental hygiene routine to after every meal
- Use a soft-bristled toothbrush
- Rinse and swish with saltwater
- Get enough vitamin C
- Drink more water to help wash away food and bacteria
- Have regular dental cleanings and check-ups
We accept walk-ins – we are a NE Calgary emergency dentist
As a caring family dental clinic, we treat gums with mindfulness. Located in NE Calgary, we keep your overall wellness in mind ensuring quality patient care with effective dental treatments.
Give Skypointe Dental a call and schedule your appointment with Dr. Jay Patel today. We will evaluate your mouth for signs of sensitivity and gum disease whenever you are in for a check-up or cleaning. Together, we will preserve your oral health and elevate your smile!
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We are now accepting new patients and bookings. We are open November 12, 2019.