What Causes Gingivitis?

What Causes Gingivitis?

As we continue to persevere through a time when we are unable to provide dental care for our patients (for both their safety and ours), we are considering the dental issues that you might be facing during this time of quarantine.  While we follow our state and regulatory agencies’ protocols regarding the cessation of non-emergency dental procedures, we want to continue sharing relevant information that will help you understand and manage any non-emergency dental issues that arise. Continue reading What Causes Gingivitis?

Why are My Gums Bleeding?

Why are My Gums Bleeding?

It is very important to not ignore bleeding gums.  The bleeding is an indication of inflammation somewhere in your mouth, usually in the gums lining the teeth.  Acute inflammation is a response to some type of injury or irritant, and it causes redness, swelling, tenderness, bleeding, and sometimes a little heat.  The bleeding is a red flag that something unhealthy is going on. Continue reading Why are My Gums Bleeding?