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Is it really a big deal if my gums bleed when I floss? Ask a Dentist.

Q: If my gums bleed a little when I floss, is it really a big deal?A: Bleeding gums can definitely be a cause of concern, because it can very often be the sign of a deeper issue. If you notice your gums are bleeding and also inflamed you could have gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease. If you visit your dentist regularly and improve your oral health routine you should be able to combat the disease before it becomes too serious. Book your next appointment with us today.