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What treatment should I take for my gums problem ?

Ever since I was little, my gums bled all the time. When I brushed, rinsed, or got hit. The dentists always say that I need to brush better, but the the thing is I spend 30 mins brushing, flossing, and rinsing all the time. They have gotten better over the years. I m 14 and I m wondering if this is normal for such a young age. The redness used to hurt and had isiility, but not that much anymore. However, it still bleeds at random. Today I ha a Dentist appointment and they were saying that my gums are inflamed, extremely. They didn t say Gingiitis, but I m unsure. I have braces so it s kind of difficult to floss, but I try. Please tell me what I should do.
Asked On : Sat, 1 Oct 2011
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Dentist 's  Response

since your age is 14, you are at the stage of puberty.
at this stage the even little infection will be aggravated. so i suggest go to dentist, take proper scaling sittings, if it is infected you may need antibiotics also.
take proper care of brushing twice a day, learn from your dentist the method of brushing for proper care.
as you have braces please dont use floss as it may entangle in your brackets and harm your wiring treatment(ortho) process.

Answered: Tue, 31 Jan 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
As you are having braces proper cleaning of teeth and gums are not done resulting deposition of tarters on your teeth and gums.
This will lead to getting infections causing bleeding gums.
So first go to dentist and remove tarter and cleaned your teeth.
Take some antibiotics and get it healed.
Take vitamin C regularly.
Avoid sweet,fried and junk food.
Wash your mouth after taking any thing by mouth.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sun, 2 Oct 2011
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