Why do I have black spots on my gums?

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Having black spots on the gums is usually not a cause to be concerned. In most cases, it is just plaque, bruises, amalgam tattoos or hyper-pigmentation. However, it could also be a sign of a malignant melanoma. A doctor will be able to run tests to find the cause. If the doctor suspects cancer, he will perform a biopsy. If it is not cancer, the treatments are simple to get rid of the black spots. Sometimes just brushing the gums and having teeth cleaned will help considerably.
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Most spots found on gums are not serious and result from natural skin pigments, tiny bruises, hardened plaque, pieces of silver fillings under the gum or a vein; but in rare cases
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Black spots on your gums can most commonly be either amalgam stains, or melanine spots. If you use to have silver fillings, these can cause amalgam stains in the gums when they are
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food, tar, pepper, possible signs of a cavity. just make sue you brush your teeth and floss. you'll be fine!
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