What are the main causes of itchy gums?

Generally, when talking about oral health, we mention the prevention of tooth decay; however, it is also very important to pay attention to the gums since they support the teeth and keep the root and nerves protected.

What are the different causes of itchy gums?

Brushing technique Sometimes in the quest to keep our teeth clean, too much pressure may be used when brushing both the teeth and gums. The gums are made up of delicate tissue, so brushing incorrectly could damage them.

Flossing technique The importance of flossing every day has been repeatedly pointed out as it helps remove plaque from the places a toothbrush can’t reach.

Home bleaching This solution can cause irritation when it comes into contact with the gums due to the poor adaptation of the whitening trays or not having the requisite skill 

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