Why Are My Gums White?


Should I be concerned about white gums?

Healthy gums are normally pink in color. Sometimes they can be red from poor oral hygiene.

White gums, on the other hand, can be a symptom of an underlying health problem.

A variety of conditions can lead to white gums, some potentially serious. So if you have white gums, you should see your doctor to pinpoint the underlying cause.

Read on to learn more about which conditions cause white gums and how they’re treated.

Read also: Management of Oral Lichen Plannus: A Clinical Study


Gingivitis

Gingivitis is a bacterial infection of the gums. It’s most often caused by poor brushing and flossing habits. As a result, your gums could turn white and recede.

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