Can brushing your gums too hard cause a sore?

Answer Brushing your gums too hard may cause sores and bleeding if you abrade the gums while brushing. Additionally, overzealous brushing causes the gums to recede and may wear down tooth enamel. The Coll... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can brushing your gums too hard cause a sore

Do gums grow back after being damaged by hard brushing?

i worked in an dental office for 3 years and saw several people with receding gums due to hard brushing. i don't think it has to do with them growing back, they have been pushed back exposing more ... Read More »

Why are your gums sore after getting a cavity filled?

It is likely due to the injections received to numb the area previous to the actual filling.It can be caused by the dentist hitting gum accidentally with the drill or something. Or the dentist flos... Read More »

Canker sore not healing and gums are sore?

don't even mess with it. TRY to ignore it. It's hard and it's so irritating, but i've had one before that lasted 2 months and it finally withered away.

Gums bleed slightly when brushing?

Bleeding gums can be caused by a number of things, it doesn't necessarily mean that you have gingivitis, but you may be at risk. I suggest making a dentist appointment, hopefully you're on your par... Read More »