Bleeding gums may seem like a harmless side effect of regular brushing, but in reality, it’s actually a sign that the area surrounding your teeth needs professional treatment. It could be Periodontal (gum) disease and it’s more common than you may think in patients of nearly every adult age.
FACT: Gum disease is the #1 reason for tooth loss in American adults.
FACT: Around 50% of adult dental patients between 30 and 90 experience bleeding during brushing.
FACT: Gum disease is treatable and curable.
It’s important to address gum disease and periodontal problems early to avoid any systemic health issues, tooth loss, infection, and oral cancers. McKee Family Dentistry helps get you started on the path to perfect periodontal health with a simple screening and gum assessment during your regular dental checkups.