Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Deanna | 2009-06-30

Q.

why do gyms darken?

Hi Doc can u tel me what turns gums purple? How come sometimes the purple spots are right near the teeth and how come sometimes the whole gum is dark? That bright pink healthy gum look, how do you get it? Any home remedies to try? Or is there a dental procedure to fix it - and would it be safe for both children and adults?


thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

it is a normal pigmentation cause. There are no dental procedures to lighten gums.

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Posted by: Ronel van Niekerk | 2009-08-03

Can darkened gums be associated with high blood pressure?

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