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Health Tip: Care For Bleeding Gums

(HealthDay News) -- From plaque buildup to gum disease, bleeding gums can be a sign of many conditions.

To treat bleeding gums, MedlinePlus recommends:

  • Visiting the dentist every six months.
  • Following your dentist's homecare instructions.
  • Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day.
  • Not using mouthwashes that contain alcohol.
  • Following a balanced, healthy diet.
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