teeth,health,smile, dentistWhile itchy gums might not require a trip to the dentist, keeping your gums healthy is essential in order to protect your teeth and your overall oral health. What are the primary causes of itchy gums?

– Bruxism (grinding of teeth when sleeping or stressed) might cause this condition.

– Itching often occurs when an injury or superficial cut is healing.

– Dehydration is another symptom commonly associated with itchy gums. So, be sure to drunk plenty of water.

“A mild allergic reaction can cause an itchy mouth.”

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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.