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Has anyone ever noticed that some African Americans have pink gums and other have brown?


Yes, it is a strange question. I noticed it in my kids and myself. I noticed that my gums are pink and some of my kids have brown gums. I wonder if there is something to this.

 

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    Rodric Johnson (Rodric29) 5 years ago

    This is what my wife told me. I didn't thing that it caused a disease. I remember when I was a kid we were told people with dark gums were poisonous. I did not connect that until you mentioned that the dark gums are not an illness.

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    Rodric Johnson (Rodric29) 5 years ago

    I like this answer. I asked my wife because she also has brown gums. She says that it is something only Black people have and has to do with the amount of melanin in the skin. I feel educated now!


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