Reasons for itchy gums

teeth, health, smile,dentistThere are different reasons why your gums can be itchy. Healthy gums are important for protecting teeth and having itchy gums is a sign of bacteria build up.
Key takeaways:
Clean your teeth properly and see the dentist for checkups.
–  Itchy gums are caused by allergies, injuries, bacteria build up, abscesses, oral herpes, hormonal changes, bruxism and dry mouth.
– Relief itchy gums with an antibacterial mouthwash, saltwater and taking an antihistamine.
– See a dentist if the itchy gum is associated with swelling, bleeding, fever, staining teeth and bad odour
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