If your gums change color, you could have a dental or health issue. While dark gums may be normal in some cases, sudden color changes are not.
Usually, an overall oral checkup is part of a routine dental exam. So, if you see your dentist regularly, chances are he or she will notice the color changes before you do. However, if you have concerns about your gum color, read on to learn what different color changes mean and how the dentist can help.
Normal Gum Colors