Are Bleeding Gums Normal?

bleeding gums baltimore, MD Bleeding gums are not normal. If your gums bleed during everyday brushing and flossing, you may be experiencing an early sign of periodontal disease (gum disease). Dr. Byron Desbordes is a highly trained dentist who is dedicated to improving patients smiles through personalized treatment planning.  Dr. Desbordes conducts thorough screenings for complex dental problems during every visit to out Baltimore, MD dental office. During your screening, Dr. Desbordes can check for signs and symptoms of gum disease such as swollen gums, bleeding gums, halitosis, shifting teeth, and inflamed gums. Early diagnosis is essential to effectively treating gum disease. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to advanced oral health issues and may even lead to tooth loss.

Treating Bleeding Gums in Baltimore, MD

During your screening, Dr. Desbordes will carefully examine your teeth and gums for signs of gum disease. If gum disease is found during your screening, Dr. Desbordes will work with you to create a personalized periodontal therapy solution to address the infection and any damage done to the teeth and gums. Dr. Desbordes will determine the severity of gum disease and recommend the ideal treatment to improve your teeth and gum health. We offer a full range of periodontal therapy solutions that can be customized to meet your needs.

Periodontal Therapy

  • Antibacterial Rinse
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Oral Surgery or Specialist Care

Get Treated For Bleeding Gums in Baltimore, MD

If you have experienced bleeding gums or you have not received a gum disease screening, contact our Baltimore dental office. Dr. Desbordes is an experienced, trusted dentist who is committed to helping our patients achieve better oral health. We encourage patients to visit our Windsor Mill dental practice for the dental care they need. To learn more about improving your oral health, call our office at (410) 216-4023 or request an appointment online today.

Author: Dr. Desbordes