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For patients with hemophilia, dental care and mouth hygiene are imperative. Daily brushing and flossing with regular visits to the dentist are necessary to prevent gum disease and build-up of dental tartar, which will increase bleeding tendency and accelerated decay. If dental hygiene is neglected, a vicious cycle of increasing gum disease and bleeding that will prevent or scare you away from brushing and flossing will be generated. Prevention is everything!
In compliance with the guidelines of the World Federation of Hemophilia, we recommend the following:
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