Gum Disease (Gingivitis and Periodontitis)

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Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums, usually caused by a bacterial infection. If left untreated, it can become a more serious infection known as periodontitis.

Gingivitis and periodontitis are major causes of tooth loss in adults, according to the American Dental Association. Dental infections can add up, with both your health and your wallet at stake.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Healthline , https://www.healthline.com/

Article Written By:  Healthline Editorial Team

Original Article Posted on:  October 31, 2019

Link to Original Article:  https://www.healthline.com/health/gingivitis



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