Dark Gums

Why Are Gums So Dark In So Many People?

Why Are Gums So Dark In So Many People?

Why Do So Many People Have Dark Gums? Everyone knows that gums are suppose to be pink, but not everyone knows that tonnes of people don’t have pink gums. A significant percentage of the population has an excess of melanin in their gums. This melanin appears as dark (typically a brown-ish color) spots, which are commonly referred to as dark gums, darkening of the gums, or even dark, brown, or blackened gums, depending on the wording used by the individual describing it. What is melanin? Melanin is a natural pigment that gives colour to your skin, hair, and eyes. It's…
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