Little bit of blood while flossing around implant

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fortcon

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I was flossing tonight and noticed when I flossed on one side of my implant a little blood on the piece of floss. I’ve had the implant for about 6 months and the crown for 2 weeks.
I can’t see anything worrying from looking around the area, is this something to call my dentist about or see what happens when I floss next time?
 
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Gordon

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It usually means you've got a bit of inflammation round the implant due to lack fo plaque control, so try being a bit more diligent in cleaning the area.
 
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