What are bleeding gums?

Also known as: gum bleeding, gum disease

The gums are the soft tissue lining the inside of the mouth. When the gums are bleeding, this can range from mild problems that are easy to correct to the sign of a more serious medical condition.
 

Reviewed by: Vanessa Frietas, DDS

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