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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.
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

Better health care for the indigenous population

Better health care for the indigenous population

Pregnant women at risk for pregnancy problems caused by oral bacteria

Pregnant women at risk for pregnancy problems caused by oral bacteria

Toothpaste with triclosan/copolymer kills harmful germs

Toothpaste with triclosan/copolymer kills harmful germs

Many health care professionals not aware of health problems associated with mouth breathing

Many health care professionals not aware of health problems associated with mouth breathing

Untreated gum disease has potentially dangerous implications

Untreated gum disease has potentially dangerous implications

Oral hygiene: Insights

Oral hygiene: Insights

Oral care with ionic toothbrush

Oral care with ionic toothbrush

Seven out of eight Swedish adolescents have poor oral hygiene

Seven out of eight Swedish adolescents have poor oral hygiene

Oral health care critical for pregnant women and infants

Oral health care critical for pregnant women and infants

Researchers identify gene expression and biological pathways for healing gingivitis

Researchers identify gene expression and biological pathways for healing gingivitis

Interleukin Genetics' PST genetic test approved for marketing in New York

Interleukin Genetics' PST genetic test approved for marketing in New York

Brushing removable dentures is better than soaking in enzyme cleaning solutions

Brushing removable dentures is better than soaking in enzyme cleaning solutions

Dental problems may predict future medical issues

Dental problems may predict future medical issues

Xerostomia linked to use of multiple medications

Xerostomia linked to use of multiple medications

Advancement in tissue engineering promotes oral wound healing

Advancement in tissue engineering promotes oral wound healing

Study shows high gum disease rates in rural Appalachia

Study shows high gum disease rates in rural Appalachia

Water overdose proves to be a killer

Water overdose proves to be a killer

New topical lotion safely treats nail fungus without side effects

New topical lotion safely treats nail fungus without side effects