Word! Gums

Gums

(En español: Encías)

Say: gumz

Believe it or not, you always have gum in your mouth. No, not chewing gum! Look in the mirror and smile. See that pink area where your teeth are attached? Those are called gums, and they help keep your teeth in place.

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