Bleeding gums can make a parent nervous to no end. A child with blood in his mouth after brushing will get mom’s attention. Mom’s instinct as a parent would be to call a pediatric dentist. There are several reasons for bleeding gums in kids. If you are a mom, the thought ‘my child has bleeding gums,’ will concern you. To help avoid the dentist, here are four common causes of gum irritation in children.
Dr Engel holds a speciality license in pediatric dentistry from New Jersey and New York. He also has attained sedation certification, which allows for in-office oral sedation options, and he’s on staff at Hackensack University Medical Center. As an attending pediatric dentist at HUMC, Dr Engel retains operating room privileges, allowing for an array of treatment modalities and anaesthesia options.