Bleeding gums is one of the most common signs of gum disease. If you are experiencing bleeding gums, be sure to mention it during your next visit to Edgewater Dental Arts. When intercepted early, gum disease is very easy to treat and manage. Annapolis dentist John Cutting, DMD offers a full range of treatment options for patients in any stage of gum disease.
Importance of Periodontal Screening
Treatment for Bleeding Gums
Depending on your condition, there are a number of treatment options for bleeding gums. A professional teeth cleaning is usually the first step in treating bleeding gums. One of our hygienists will perform a deep cleaning to scrape plaque and tartar from between the teeth and around the gum line. Dr. Cutting may also recommend antibacterial mouth rinses or other aids to reduce bacteria in the mouth and control infection.
For more serious conditions, Dr. Cutting may recommend intensive periodontal therapy which could include scaling and root planing or gum surgery.