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  1. Gums

    The gums or gingiva (plural: gingivae) consist of the mucosal tissue that lies over the mandible and maxilla inside the mouth. Gum health and disease can have an effect on general health.

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  1. GUMS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gums is ranked #44109 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gums surname appeared 488 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gums.

    59.6% or 291 total occurrences were White.
    32.7% or 160 total occurrences were Black.
    4.7% or 23 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.2% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of GUMS in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of GUMS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of GUMS in a Sentence

  1. Deborah Tabart:

    What we're concerned about is places like western New South Wales where the drought over the last 10 years has just had this cumulative effect -- river systems completely dry for years, river red gums, which are the lifeblood of koalas, dead.

  2. Steve Preddy:

    The whitening gels used by dental professionals are regulated, prescription-only materials, materials used by some non-dental professionals illegally for tooth whitening can cause many complications, including sensitivity, swelling of the lips and tongue and burns to the mouth and gums, leaving people in a lot of pain and in some instances can cause damage to the surface of the teeth.

  3. Sally Cram:

    It only takes 24 hours for bacteria to make inflammation (the cause of blood) in your gums, so if you didn’t do a good job of brushing or flossing the day prior, you could notice a little blood.

  4. Terrie Moffitt:

    Anything you smoke heats up your gums and causes inflammation and inflammation is bad for your teeth.

  5. Sally Cram:

    We actually see bleeding gums often in college kids because they’re eating poorly, staying up late, andstressed with schoolwork, and all those things impact your body’s ability to fight inflammation caused by bacteria in the mouth.

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