Periodontal disease is the biggest cause of bones loss with can lead to teeth falling out. Many people ignore the signs of gingivitis, which is commonly bleeding gums. Bleeding gums are the beginning stages of gingivitis and should be curbed at the start.
1. Use a soft bristled toothbrush and used small circular motions to clean the teeth and angle your toothbrush, so the bristles are right under the gum line.
2. Brush your teeth for as least 2 to 3 minutes 2 times a day.
3. You should be flossing at least once every other day. The Proper flossing technique is wrapping the floss around your middle fingers so your index fingers and thumbs can help control the floss.
4. Try to avoid mouthwash with alcohol, which tends to dry out your mouth and gums.
If you can follow these simple steps to care for your gums, you will notice your gums will lighten in color, and you will have a better smell to your breath, and you won’t be spitting blood into the sink after brushing.