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What causes your gums to turn white?

Bacteria

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You are not cleaning your gums and the bacteria has found a home. Brush in circles with a soft toothbrush. Then follow it up by using a water pik spraying the water in circles where the teeth and the gums join.
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Dr. Joseph Wineman answered:

Why does listerine leave a white film?

While film

Alcohol
After using an antiseptic mouth rinse like Listerine, occasionally the alcohol can cause the buccal mucosal tissue to slough. May seem like it is peeling off the cheek. Switch to an alcohol free type of mouth rinse. Read the labels to make an educated choice.
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Dr. Meng K. Syn answered:

Why are the gums around my teeth white?

Many reasons

Teeth
White around the teeth can be anything from food debris to cancer. That said, more common causes are fungal infections like Thrush, tissue changes like leukoplakia that occur with smoking, bad oral hygiene, or overuse of alcoholic mouthwashes. The tissues at the edges are thin and are sensitive to systemic changes like Diabetes and Vitamin deficiencies like Scurvy. See your dentist soon.
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White hard bumps under gums means what?

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To render an opinion without an evaluation. Probably best to see your dentist for an accurate diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Hope this helps
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Do oral herpes cause white spots on gums?

Possibly

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Oral Herpes can cause white or red spots and small ulcers in your mouth.
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I have a white spot on my gums what is it?

depends

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Could be many conditions, anything from hairy leukoplakia to thrush to hpv to apthous ulcer, go to a health care provider
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Painful white spots on gums, is it herpes?

Sore gums

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This may be an infection called herpetic stomatitis, which is an infection from the herpes simplex virus. Or, it may be multiple aphthous ulcers (canker sores). You should have this examined by your dentist, but in either case, they should heal spontaneously in 7-10 days. Your dentist can suggest some remedies to control the pain.
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Med md what are white bumps on upper gums.?

Possibly candida

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possibly candida albicans or herpes. see your dentist if they persist.
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Dr. John DeWolf answered:

What are the white bumps on my baby's gums?

Possibly teeth

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Before they erupt into the mouth, teeth will sometimes look like this but that will depend on the age of the baby. Best to get it looked at to be sure.
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Is the faded white around my gums leukoplakia?

See a dentist

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Can't say without actually looking in your mouth. See your dentist to have the area evaluated.
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