Gingivitis Topic Guide

Gingivitis Gingivitis: Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums surrounding the teeth. Gingivitis is caused by a bacterial infection of the gums. Symptoms may include pain, redness, swelling, and bleeding of the gums. Treatment includes good dental hygiene and regular dental visits.

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Gingivitis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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chlorhexidine gluconate (oral rinse) Chlorhexidine Gluconate (oral Rinse)

Chlorhexidine gluconate is a germicidal mouthwash that reduces bacteria in the mouth...learn more »

fluoride Fluoride

Fluoride is a substance that strengthens tooth enamel. This helps to prevent dental cavities...learn more »

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