You're feeling a weird sensation in your mouth, around your teeth and gums. At first, it felt like a little tickle or tingling, but now it's a bit more uncomfortable. You'd love to be able to put a toothbrush in your mouth and give your teeth and gums a good scratching.
Itchy gums might feel unpleasant, but the cause of them often isn't too much of a mystery. Once you and your dentist know what's behind the urge to scratch, treating the itch and preventing future problems shouldn't be too challenging. Take a look at the causes of itchy gums and what you can do about them.