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A 49-year-old member asked:

A while back like 1 year ago, i noticed my gum nearest to my tooth was changing color. what do i do?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 10 years experience
Need a dental eval.: You need to be examined by a dentist to evaluate the condition of your gums and treat the reasons for the color change.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Inflammation?: If it is redder in color (plus swollen, bleeding?) it is most like gingivitis or gum inflammation. We can't diagnose it over the internet, so see a dentist for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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