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Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA
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My gums bleed on and off and i just recently had had

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My gums bleed on and off and i just recently had had cleaning and was told my gums are fine so i dont whats going on?
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Customer: ??
JA: What confuses you?
Customer: Why do my gums bleed some night but not other
JA: Are you experiencing any swelling? Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss?
Customer: Floss
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the dentist can help you best.
Customer: I have been flossing regulary and have dental checks ups every six months but recently my gums have been bleeding on and off
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Hegland replied 9 days ago.

Ok, well lets figure this out you have regular dentist visits and they state your gums are fine. Do you floss every day? Do you have crowded teeth or large spaces where food often gets caught? Do you have any medical concerns/hx that may be contributing to this issue?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
I recently had my blood work done and everything was normal.
Expert:  Dr. Hegland replied 9 days ago.

I cannot take a telephone call at this moment.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Also dental hygenist check my pocket and they were between 1and 3 and some of them were 1's
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Expert:  Dr. Hegland replied 9 days ago.

When they bleed, do you mean all areas or specific sites?

Expert:  Just Dental Truths! replied 9 days ago.


I attempted to have a phone conversation with you twice tonight - but to no avail. Sorry. Maybe tomorrow?

Dr. Rampton

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