The Mysterious Case of the Bleeding Gums While Flossing and Brushing

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While there are a variety of factors which could influence the bleeding in gums — from genetics to hormone fluctuations, it is not normal for gums to chronically bleed while brushing and flossing. Here at our Central Georgia dental practice, we get a lot of questions about the link between bleeding gums and flossing and/or brushing.

Causes of Bleeding Gums

By and large, bleeding gums per se may be influenced by the following factors:

  • Vitamin deficiency such as Vitamin ...

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Why the Simple Habit of Flossing is Extremely Important

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Flossing is quite a simple task in itself. Yet, most people tend to forget doing such simple habit. Here at the Central Georgia Periodontics & Dental Implants clinic, we want to make sure that you fully understand how the simple act of flossing could significantly change your oral health for the better.

Shall We Floss?

By and large, flossing removes the bacteria which accumulate after meals in between teeth. When left for a long time, the bacteria hardens which in turn ...

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