Periodontal Care

Welcome to the Art of Dentistry News Room. Below is a list of the latest press releases written about Dr. Robin Rutherford and our general and cosmetic dentistry practice. Click on any of the links below to read the most recent news regarding our latest treatments, techniques, technologies, and other pertinent dentistry information.

There can be a variety of reasons why your gums bleed when you floss. If you just adopted a daily flossing routine, your gums may not be accustomed to your new regimen yet. In this case, bleeding is normal and should subside within a week. Bleeding gums may also be caused by other factors, such as a vitamin deficiency, ill-fitting dentures, or a side effect of blood-thinning medication. For some patients, bleeding can be a warning sign of gum infection. […]

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