my 20 yr dental bridge which was never flossed was replaced by one which must be flossed daily.is this ok when i floss i always have blood on the floss..is this normal?? my dentists says it is!!
Dental Bridge Flossing Resulting in Bleeding?
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Dental Bridge Flossing & Bleeding
Perhaps your gums are bleeding because you have NOT flossed them in 20 years. If the gums are in proper health, and the bridge fits properly, then flossing should maintain their health, which means NO BLEEDING!
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