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What is Gingivitis and How Can You Prevent It?

In physiology, the gums are known as gingivae (singular: gingiva), hence the term gingivitis to refer to the inflammation of the gums. Gingivitis is a form of periodontal disease that is non-destructive, but untreated gingivitis may become worse and become periodontitis. This is a more serious condition that is responsible for many cases of tooth loss. What