How often do your gums bleed? If it’s more than once in awhile, you may have gingivitis or even something worse! But don't get too alarmed. There are other explanations for bloody gums. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the causes, symptoms and solutions for bleeding gums.
Question 1 of 20
Which vitamin is the most important to prevent bleeding gums?
Question 2 of 20
How often should you floss?
Question 3 of 20
What is the best choice for your toothbrush?
Question 4 of 20
If your gums bleed, you may have gum disease.
Question 5 of 20
What percentage of American adults over 35 suffer from gum disease?
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What stress hormone can affect your gum health?
Question 7 of 20
What common household poison can cause bleeding gums?
Question 8 of 20
How often should you visit your dentist for a cleaning?
Question 9 of 20
What should you do first if your gums won't stop bleeding?
Question 10 of 20
What disease does not have bleeding gums as a symptom?
Question 11 of 20
Exposure to what element can cause bleeding gums?
Question 12 of 20
What is the most common cause of bleeding gums?
Question 13 of 20
Pregnancy gingivitis, which is a fluctuation in hormone levels during pregnancy, is at its peak during which trimester?
Question 14 of 20
Quitting what habit can greatly improve your dental health and put you at a lower risk of bleeding gums?
Question 15 of 20
What color are healthy gums?
Question 16 of 20
Plaque, the sticky stuff which builds up on your teeth and can cause gum disease, is made up of what?
Question 17 of 20
Bleeding gums are commonly the result of:
Question 18 of 20
What organ is often damaged by advanced-stage bleeding gums?
Question 19 of 20
When your gums are irritated, what is the best rinsing agent?
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