My gums hurt when flossing, why?

Answer It's because you are just starting to floss your teeth properly. It'll take some getting used to.

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Does flossing hurt your teeth?

It may hurt a little the first few times, until your gums get used to it and become tougher. You may also bleed a little the first few times - bleeding gums is a sign of gingivitis, which can lead... Read More »

Does it hurt when a dentist inserts a needle into your gums to numb it?

It hurts like a 3 or 4 out of 10. It just feels like a little pinch on your gums, but it doesn't hurt so bad don't worry :)

Why do my gums hurt all of a sudden?

Any acidic stuff you had taken last night ?Anyway, even if not, dont worry. There are times when Nature holds the solutions to our questions. Dont we have sometimes unexplained stomache, pain in th... Read More »

Why do my gums hurt so much?

I'm 13 and i used to have the exact same problem as you and i went to my dentist about it and, they said that with this problem you need to brush your teeth and LET it bleed, don't force it to blee... Read More »