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It’s important to know all you need to know about bleeding gums. This is because the knowledge can help you take the proper steps in helping and caring for your smile. So, our dentist, Dr. Larry Hemby, encourages you to test your knowledge about bleeding gums (and hopefully learn something new) by taking the following test. Good luck!

1. True or False: It’s not normal to have bleeding gums.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: Bleeding gums is not a sign of gum disease.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Bleeding gums can be a sign of a rough flossing technique.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: If your gums bleed easily when you brush your teeth, you can just ignore it. It’s not a big deal.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: If your gums bleed easily when you’re pregnant, there is a chance you suffer from pregnancy gingivitis and it’s best to schedule a dental appointment quickly.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. A
2. B
3. A
4. B (You should not ignore it. You should schedule an appointment)
5. A

To learn more about bleeding gums in Southport, North Carolina, please reach out to our dental team at Southport Dental. When you dial 910-457-5026, we will be more than happy to give you the answers, details and information you need. We look forward to helping you!