Bleeding gums are often a sign of a more serious underlying condition. If ignored, they can jeopardise the health of your teeth. This is why it is important to seek the help of a dentist if your gums bleed. What are some other potential implications?

– Bleeding gums can signal a build-up of plaque.

– Eventually, more serious conditions such as periodontal disease may become present.

– The best option is to seek the help of a professional who can perform a deep cleaning.

The accumulated plaque around the gum line will cause problems if it’s not removed.”

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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.