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A 33-year-old member asked:

what does it mean when someone has itchy gums?

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Dr. Alan Zweig
Dentistry 45 years experience
Gingivitis: Or periodontal disease. You probably need a professional teeth cleaning. See your dentist.
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
Gum inflammation: Most likely a manifestation of periodontal disease. Check with your dentist to confirm.

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If you have itchy gums do it mean they are healing?

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Dr. Alan Zweig
Dentistry 45 years experience
No: It could mean that they are inflamed and you have gingivitis.

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