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how do I make my gums pink

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is probably related to periodontal disease. See a dentist for evaluation.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
55 years experience Periodontics
It's OK: Usually healthy gums are pink and firm the problem is when they turn red that means they are filled with blood and are swollen keep them pink.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
47 years experience Dentistry
Yes, partially: Pink is the right color rather than bright red or magenta. The critical area is often the gums between the teeth that are called papillae. Pink here ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: See your general dentist or a periodontist if you are concerned about the health of your gums.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Examination: Any change should be evaluated. Have your dentist check and, if necessary, refer you to a periodontist.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Dark gums: Brown gum pigmentation is inherited and not alterable. Diseased gums may appear red rather than pink, and bringing them back to a state of health wil ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
No: The gums can appear light pink especially if any type of anesthetic was used. (Most have a vasoconstrictive action reducing blood flow... pink gums.)
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Sounds like you might have gingivitis or periodontitis. These ailments cannot be corrected without professional care.
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Hard to say: Here is some general information on gum diseases: For specific diagnosis and advice for your situation please consult a doctor or dentist licensed in ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
No: There are no natural ways of lightening the color of your gingiva.
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