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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.
Best oral malodor treatment differs according to source

Best oral malodor treatment differs according to source

Friendly bacteria: do we really need to eat probiotic yogurts?

Friendly bacteria: do we really need to eat probiotic yogurts?

Scientists discover the off signal for inflammation

Scientists discover the off signal for inflammation

Smoking kills healthy bacteria and leads to infection

Smoking kills healthy bacteria and leads to infection

DMPA intake may increase risk of periodontitis, gingivitis in women

DMPA intake may increase risk of periodontitis, gingivitis in women

Brushing, flossing and antiseptic rinsing recommended for a healthy mouth

Brushing, flossing and antiseptic rinsing recommended for a healthy mouth

CDC reports slight drop in smoking; tick worries blood experts

CDC reports slight drop in smoking; tick worries blood experts

Liverpool scientists receive medical innovation award for dental device

Liverpool scientists receive medical innovation award for dental device

American Dental Association launches new ADA Seal of Acceptance Web area

American Dental Association launches new ADA Seal of Acceptance Web area

Oral health tips for fighting gingivitis

Oral health tips for fighting gingivitis

ODS enters license agreement with Enox Biopharma to develop novel treatment for periodontal disease

ODS enters license agreement with Enox Biopharma to develop novel treatment for periodontal disease

The effects of pregnancy on oral health

The effects of pregnancy on oral health

L. reuteri Prodentis effective for treating chronic periodontitis

L. reuteri Prodentis effective for treating chronic periodontitis

AGD encourages diabetic patients to pay attention to oral health

AGD encourages diabetic patients to pay attention to oral health

Dental health affects control of diabetes

Dental health affects control of diabetes

ADHA and GSK emphasize importance of proper brushing as key to maintaining oral health

ADHA and GSK emphasize importance of proper brushing as key to maintaining oral health

Metabolon publishes biomarker validation study results for periodontal diseases

Metabolon publishes biomarker validation study results for periodontal diseases

Philips partners with SickKids to improve oral health among Canadian children

Philips partners with SickKids to improve oral health among Canadian children

Family plays vital role in children's oral health: General Dentistry

Family plays vital role in children's oral health: General Dentistry

Dental care during pregnancy is essential for combating adverse effects of oral disease

Dental care during pregnancy is essential for combating adverse effects of oral disease