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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.
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

Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease

Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease

Care for Dental Bridges

Care for Dental Bridges

African plant extract could pave way for new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease

African plant extract could pave way for new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease

Johns Hopkins researchers find ways to curb common and deadly hospital-acquired infections

Johns Hopkins researchers find ways to curb common and deadly hospital-acquired infections

Researchers suggest benefits of using lasers in oral debridement to prevent dental problems

Researchers suggest benefits of using lasers in oral debridement to prevent dental problems

Bacteria in smokeless tobacco products linked to opportunistic infections

Bacteria in smokeless tobacco products linked to opportunistic infections

Researchers chart microbial ecology of the mouth at all stages of gum disease progression

Researchers chart microbial ecology of the mouth at all stages of gum disease progression

Investigators evaluate history of gingival inflammation during first, second trimester of pregnancy

Investigators evaluate history of gingival inflammation during first, second trimester of pregnancy

Cigarette smoke promotes bacteria colonization, immune invasion

Cigarette smoke promotes bacteria colonization, immune invasion

Better oral hygiene, regular dental visits could slow down cognitive decline in older adults

Better oral hygiene, regular dental visits could slow down cognitive decline in older adults