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Do black gums mean gum disease?

By Anonymous June 14, 2015 - 1:15pm
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I recently noticed my gums are turning gradually black . I hate it. I don't know if I have him disease or not. I don't know how to treat it either ? What can I do to change this ? I want pink gums again , I also don't have any bleeding or pain on my gums they are just turning black , why is this please give the steps I can do to get rid of it
Thanks :)

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Hi Anon
Thank you for your post!

Black gums can mean a variety of things. Some people with dark skin have naturally have darker gums. But it can also be a sign of periodontal disease that needs to be seen by a dentist. It can also be genetic.

Medications can also cause gums to darken - have you started taken any new medication recently?

My advice is to see a dentist.


June 15, 2015 - 5:23am
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