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What is the cause and cure of white film on the gums in the

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What is the cause and cure of white film on the gums in the mouth?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Behere replied 7 years ago.
Hello,

Thanks for putting up your question on Just Answer.

A white film on the gums could be :

1. A keratin like layer, caused due to chemical irritation to the gums.

2. A superficial candidial infection.

3. A result of a condition like lichen planus.

I suggest you see a dentist. It is not appropriate to start self medication without a proper physical and some investigations.

You may need to apply topical anti-fungals, take poly vitamin capsules and also go for a professional teeth cleaning procedure.



Hope this answers your question. Feel free to contact me again for more information.

I wish you a speedy recovery !!!

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Dr. Behere.

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