All you need to know about itchy gums

teeth, health, smile, dentistItchy gums can be a sign of a mild bacterial infection or something more serious like gum disease. Luckily, itchy gums can easily be remedied.

 Key takeaways:

– Itchy gums can be caused by build up of plaque, pregnancy hormones, a dry mouth or a mild allergic reaction

– Itchy gums can be relieved by rinsing with mouthwash or saltwater solution and cleaning your teeth thoroughly. If the cause is plaque build-up, you may need professional cleaning

– You should always visit your dentist if you have persistently itchy gums or any additional symptoms

“Itchy gums are usually easy to treat.”

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