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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.
Gum destruction can start in diabetic children as young as six years old

Gum destruction can start in diabetic children as young as six years old

Chronic periodontal infection increases risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women

Chronic periodontal infection increases risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women

Significant association between gingivitis and preterm birth

Significant association between gingivitis and preterm birth

Electric toothbrushes best for fighting gum disease

Electric toothbrushes best for fighting gum disease

Stress can give the immune system a beneficial boost

Stress can give the immune system a beneficial boost

Aloe vera can also treat many oral health problems

Aloe vera can also treat many oral health problems

Oral hygiene during preschool years can mean a lifetime of good oral health

Oral hygiene during preschool years can mean a lifetime of good oral health

Diabetics who do not have good control over their blood sugar levels are more susceptible to oral health problems

Diabetics who do not have good control over their blood sugar levels are more susceptible to oral health problems

Common antibacterial and antifungal ingredient used in tooth paste may protect against skin cancer

Common antibacterial and antifungal ingredient used in tooth paste may protect against skin cancer

NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue to examine health issues in hispanic population

NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue to examine health issues in hispanic population