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Gingivitis is a general term for gingival diseases affecting the gingiva (gums). As generally used, the term gingivitis refers to gingival inflammation induced by bacterial biofilms (also called plaque) adherent to tooth surfaces.
Mice study shows how an antimicrobial found in toothpaste can trigger gut inflammation

Mice study shows how an antimicrobial found in toothpaste can trigger gut inflammation

Polyrotaxane-based biomaterials enhance the connection between epithelial cells

Polyrotaxane-based biomaterials enhance the connection between epithelial cells

Research examines the effectiveness of various oral hygiene tools

Research examines the effectiveness of various oral hygiene tools

Study sheds new light on why some people may be more prone to serious gum infection

Study sheds new light on why some people may be more prone to serious gum infection

EFP launches Europerio Series to showcase the hottest topics in oral health

EFP launches Europerio Series to showcase the hottest topics in oral health

Bleeding of the gums associated with low vitamin C levels

Bleeding of the gums associated with low vitamin C levels

Certain oral pathogens are more prevalent in esophageal cancer patients

Certain oral pathogens are more prevalent in esophageal cancer patients

Researchers test the effects of growth molecules exuded by oral bacteria

Researchers test the effects of growth molecules exuded by oral bacteria

Gum Health Day 2020 to be celebrated worldwide on 12 May

Gum Health Day 2020 to be celebrated worldwide on 12 May

Gum disease linked to stroke

Gum disease linked to stroke

Mouthwash impacts the effects of exercise

Mouthwash impacts the effects of exercise

Brush your teeth and use floss to slow down Alzheimer's

Brush your teeth and use floss to slow down Alzheimer's

Immune system discovery may lead to new models for diagnosing inflammatory diseases

Immune system discovery may lead to new models for diagnosing inflammatory diseases

Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'

Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'

Plant-based whole food diet can reduce gingivitis, shows study

Plant-based whole food diet can reduce gingivitis, shows study

People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia

People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia

Motivational interviewing: New approach to help dental patients improve oral health behaviors

Motivational interviewing: New approach to help dental patients improve oral health behaviors

Gum disease linked with diabetes

Gum disease linked with diabetes

New Crest Gum & Enamel Repair toothpaste may boost enamel repair and reverse gingivitis

New Crest Gum & Enamel Repair toothpaste may boost enamel repair and reverse gingivitis

Steer clear of coconut oil says Harvard Professor

Steer clear of coconut oil says Harvard Professor