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synonyms for gum

  • paste
  • wax
  • adhesive
  • amber
  • cement
  • exudate
  • glue
  • mucilage
  • pitch
  • plaster
  • resin
  • rosin
  • tar
  • cohesive substance
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When a patient’s gums are sore and inflamed — for example, after dental work or losing a tooth — allergens may have direct access to the bloodstream, which increases the risk of systemic allergic reactions, says allergist Sakina Bajowala.
AN EXPERIMENTAL TOOTHPASTE AIMS TO TREAT PEANUT ALLERGYESTHER LANDHUISMARCH 10, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
There is nothing like the feeling of leaving the dentist after a dental grade cleaning of your teeth and gums!
A NEW WAY TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH HAS ARRIVED! IT’S QUICK, EASY AND SUPER EFFECTIVE!LGBTQ-EDITORFEBRUARY 23, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
In addition to cleaning every surface of your teeth, MYST cleans the gum line also.
A NEW WAY TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH HAS ARRIVED! IT’S QUICK, EASY AND SUPER EFFECTIVE!LGBTQ-EDITORFEBRUARY 23, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Every time he sees me, or anybody he likes, he lifts the upper gums and displays the whole row of teeth.
I HAVE THE PANDEMIC TO THANK FOR THIS PRECIOUS TIME WITH MY OLD HOUND, TEDDYDIANA NYADDECEMBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Waterpik’s top-of-the-line unit features 10 different pressure settings, as well as a dual-step “pulse modulation” mode that flosses between teeth and then massages gums.
WATER FLOSSERS THAT GET BETWEEN YOUR TEETHPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMAUGUST 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
We were on Blue Gum Ridge hunting squirrels, and we got to talking over one thing and another.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Then rolling chewing-gum from one corner of his mouth into the other, he snapped off the electric light and walked from the room.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Gum is excreted from various plants as a thick fluid, which dries up into transparent masses.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Mrs. Gum dusted a large old-fashioned oak chair with her apron; but he perched himself on one of its elbows.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He said well that he was always thirsty, though Mrs. Gum's expression was the better one.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO GUM

  • bind
  • connect
  • fix
  • fuse
  • glue
  • gum
  • paste
  • stickum
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