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We all want a great, healthy smile. Who doesn't? We know we need to brush our teeth, use mouthwash to kill bacteria, and most of us floss regularly. That should be enough to keep our mouths healthy, right? Wrong. Have you ever been brushing your teeth, or flossing and seen blood in your sink? Like most people, you probably wrote it off as a simple irritation or thought you were brushing or flossing too roughly. While these explanations could be true, they are often rarely the cause of bleeding gums. According to Dr. Barry Dubin and his team of dental professionals at Dentistry For Life, bleeding gums can be a sign of a gum infection, the onset of gum disease, or other serious medical conditions. To see more about the mouth/body connection, check out this article on WebMD.