For years, we have shared the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth. Doing so can help prevent problems with your oral health. However, what does it mean if you see signs of pink and red when you rinse your mouth after brushing? This would indicate that you have bleeding gums. Bleeding gums does not always mean you have a problem with your oral health. It can be caused by something as simple as food trapped between your teeth. Recurring issues with bleeding gums can be a warning sign that there may be a problem with your oral health. Continue reading to learn more about what may be causing your bleeding gums.