Do you have questions about Corsodyl products or what causes gum disease? Check out our frequently asked questions below.

Corsodyl Gum Disease FAQs

  • What is gum disease (gingivitis)?

    Gingivitis is a reversible form of gum disease. Gingivitis occurs when gums become irritated by plaque bacteria that builds up around, on and in between teeth. It can cause swollen, red and bleeding gums, it may also lead to halitosis and receding gums.

  • What causes gum disease?

    One of the main causes of gum disease is the plaque bacteria that builds up around, on and in between your teeth. If it is not removed by regular brushing and flossing it can irritate your gums, causing them to become red and swollen, and they may bleed when you brush or floss your teeth. This stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. If these early signs of gum disease are not treated, then it can eventually progress to the more serious form of gum disease, periodontitis, which is irreversible and can lead to tooth loss.

  • What are the symptoms of gum disease?

    Symptoms of gum disease (gingivitis) can include red, swollen gums, bad breath and bleeding gums when you brush or floss.

  • How can I prevent gum disease?

    You can help to prevent gingivitis caused by the build-up of plaque bacteria by adopting a good oral health routine. Brush your teeth twice daily using Corsodyl Toothpaste which is 4x more effective than a regular toothpaste at removing the main cause of bleeding gums.* Floss to remove plaque from hard to reach areas between teeth. Regularly visit your dentist as a professional may spot the signs of gum disease before you experience any symptoms.


    *Removes more plaque than a regular toothpaste, following a professional clean and twice daily brushing. Excludes Corsodyl Toothpaste Whitening variant.

  • Is gum disease a common problem?

    Yes, gum disease affects at least 50% of adults worldwide.

  • Can brushing too hard cause bleeding gums?

    Healthy gums don't bleed. Bleeding gums is most often caused by the build up of plaque on the teeth. You should always check with your dentist or hygenist for advice.

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  • What are the benefits of the Corsodyl Toothbrush?

    The Corsodyl Toothbrush is specially designed to help prevent bleeding gums with twice daily brushing and make teeth cleaning easier. With a small head and soft, dual length bristles, it is gentle on your gums but tough on plaque, one of the main causes of gum problems. It has an ergonomically shaped handle to give you a secure grip when brushing and a soft tongue cleaner on the back of the toothbrush head.

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