Braces and Swelling or Bleeding Gums What Does it Mean and What to Do The most common cause of bleeding gums in ALL cases is gingivitis or gum disease. But the fact is that braces can make it easier for gum disease to take hold in your mouth.

At My Local Dentists Northmead, we want you to know why braces may make your gums bleed, and what you can do about it.

There are multiple possible causes of swelling and bleeding related to braces.