Gingivitis – What It Is and How You Can Avoid It


Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums (known as gingiva) that occurs most commonly when a sticky film of bacteria (known as plaque) surrounds the teeth. Plaque constantly surrounds the teeth, but if it is not removed with proper daily brushing and flossing, the gums can become irritated, inflamed, and may even bleed. Irritated or [...]