Dental: How Should a Healthy Gum Be?
How Should a Healthy Gum Be?
Gum bleeding is the primary symptom of gingivitis.
Bleeding gums; It is an important oral problem that can be seen at a very high rate in the society and which has been scientifically proven to adversely affect oral and dental health and other organs in the body if not treated. Therefore, it should be considered and treated. It is the most common symptom of gingivitis.
Gums, together with the bone tissue surrounding the tooth roots, form the infrastructure of the teeth. Having healthy gums in all kinds of procedures to the teeth greatly increases the success of the treatments.
Hôw should healthy goods be?
- The gingiva is rose-dry/pale pink in color.
- It has a matte appearance.
- It is in tight form.
- There is no redness, swelling or bleeding.
- It follows the contours of the tooth and tightly hugs the teeth.
- No tingling or pain.
- There is no bleeding from the gums while brushing, flossing or out of nowhere.
Why do gums bleed ?
Gingival bleeding primarily occurs when the teeth and gums are not cleaned regularly, and as a result of the deterioration of the structure of the vessels feeding the gum tissue due to the inflammatory disease caused by the transparent, puree-like add-ons called bacterial plaques, the blood elements that should remain in the vein go out of the vein.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF GUMS BLEEDING?
First of all, they are diseases that cause gingivitis.
- Gingivitis – Gingivitis (formed only in the gums and does not progress to the underlying bone tissue)
- Periodontitis -Periodontitis (inflammation has progressed to the bone tissue and bone loss has begun)
However, in some cases and periods, gum bleeding may occur. For example;
- If the teeth are brushed hard
- If floss is used traumatic
- As a result of changes in hormonal balance during periods such as pregnancy, menstrual period and menopause
- In people using blood thinners (Asprin, Corasprin, Coumadin bleeding gums)
- Incompatible or poorly matched fixed and removable prostheses
- Untreated caries and overgrown restorations
- Endocrine system diseases (Diabetes)
- Blood diseases (Leukemia, thrombocytopenia, hemophilia)
- Genetic predisposition
- Nutritional deficiencies (Vitamin C or K deficiency bleeding gums)
My goods are bleeding
If gingival bleeding still continues despite good oral hygiene; At this stage, a dentist examination and evaluation is required. In this examination, you will be told whether there is an advanced inflammation and usually a professional gum care and dental calculus cleaning process is performed. In some cases, it is possible to move on to more advanced gum treatments.
I can’t stop bleeding gums
After the effective and regular oral care, which will be performed together with the treatments to be applied by the dentist or gum disease specialist, the gingival bleeding should completely pass. However, in some cases, the cause of bleeding gums may not be the teeth. In this case, you may need to undergo a physical examination and have a comprehensive blood test to determine the cause of bleeding.
Can bleeding gums be treated at home?
Healthy gums do not bleed. Gum bleeding always indicates the presence of gum disease. If you have occasional gum bleeding problems, it may be because of simple mistakes you make on a daily basis. For example, hard brushing, irregular oral care, not using dental floss. In some cases, if these wrong and inadequate uses are eliminated, bleeding gums can disappear without going to the dentist.
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