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In healthy people are sensitive gums caused by aging?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Probably not.: Not unless there is underlying disease associated with the teeth/gingiva. Ask your dentist.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Are sensitive gums caused by aging?

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Dr. Dale Rottman
Dentistry 44 years experience
Not necessarily: Sensitive gums are more likely to be caused by inflamation which is a sign of infection and gum disease. Sensitive gums are a warning sign. Consult your dentist.

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