Do you get bleeding while tooth cleansing?

  1. profile image53
    mygreatwifeposted 8 years ago

    Do you get bleeding while tooth cleansing?

    I went to dentist for clean my teeth.

    I got bleeding in my mouth. it is a normal thing?

  2. MrsJones112604 profile image61
    MrsJones112604posted 8 years ago

    There are a number of reasons that a persons gums may bleed, including just having sensitive gums. It is so common that they even make soft brushes for those of us with soft and touchy gums.
    The good news is that your dentist most likely would have said something right then and there about gingivitis or loose teeth, etc, if it was unusual. Additionally, I will tell you from experience that every single time I have  gotten up out of the dentists chair there have been spots of blood on my chest napkin, and they're freaky, but the dentists never seemed worried.

    If you don't already, try using a soft bristled brush (we should all change out our brushes every now and then anyway). Be sure to brush in round gestures like they tell us, and not to press in too hard. If the red spittle doesn't cease in the week after visiting the dentist for their "super-ultra-cleaning," then perhaps you should give them a call about it. … 003062.htm
    Here is also a dependable, .gov site that has a nice list of causes to consider for this problem. Mention any you think are relevant to your dentist if you must call them about it not stopping. Best of luck, Monica

  3. David 470 profile image83
    David 470posted 8 years ago

    Yes its normal. My dentist said when you bleed that's a sign that your cleaning them well. This is the case if your flossing and stuff. Some gums can also be more sensitive than others as well.Its normal for the most part.


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