Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bleeding from the Gums Treatment

The treatment for bleeding gums depends upon the underlying cause. Usually, bleeding gums is caused by poor dental hygiene or a dental injury. With proper care for gingivitis or periodontal disease, the bleeding will resolve.

Treatment for bleeding gums due to poor dental hygiene may include:

  • Dental cleaning
  • Removal of broken or damaged teeth
  • Antibiotics for gingivitis
  • Mouthwash
  • Maintain good oral hygiene

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Last Updated: May 12, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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