Thursday, May 27, 2010



Poor oral hygiene
Inadequate plaque removal
Oral trauma, like toothbrush abrasion
Inflammation caused by infection
Vitamin C / K deficiency
Hot food
Chemical irritants

Treatment :
Apply pressure using ice-pack
Mouth rinse: Pinch of salt in lukewarm water
Rinse twice a day to reduce swelling
Consult a dentist if bleeding continues
Avoid aspirin intake
Massage gums regularly
Reline poorly fitted dentures
Take vitamin supplements if necessary as adviced by ur doctor.
Avoid Tobacco
Avoid snacking between meals
Reduce Carbohydrate- rich food
Remove plaque every 6 months
Brush teeth using soft-bristled brush
Floss teeth regularly

For informational purpose only, for further advice contact qualified physician

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