What your gums can tell you

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Get to know your gums, that flesh surrounding and holding your teeth in place inside of your mouth. Healthy, well-cared-for gums appear pink and firm. But there's more to your gums than you might think.

If you take your gums for granted, though, they may stop doing their important jobs. Healthy, well-cared-for gums don't bleed, hurt or feel sensitive when you brush and floss, and they can support your teeth as you age. Unhealthy gums may recede away from the teeth and cause teeth to loosen and become more and more sensitive to heat and cold. Pus may ooze from the gums and teeth can eventually fall out.

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