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Category Archives: Gingivitis

  1. What is Gingivitis and how do I know if I have it?

    close up of a mouth with gingivitis

    Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and is the initial stage of gum disease. It’s caused by the buildup of plaque on the teeth. Plaque is the soft, sticky, colorless film of bacteria that is always building up on your teeth and gums. The good news is, Gingivitis is pretty easy to prevent and…