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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
44 years experience in Dentistry
Much earlier: Gingivitis can occur whenever teeth are present-- even in early childhood.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
44 years experience in Dentistry
No but communicable: Gingivitis is a bacterial infection. It is possible there may be some hereditary circumstances but the bacteria cause the disease. If you control the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Oral care: Dentist can remove tartar and advise you about home care.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
47 years experience in Dentistry
Improve home care: go to your dentist to check pocket depth around your teeth and gums. Many times initial stages of gingival inflammation can be resolved by flossing, c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Gingivitis: Have your teeth cleaned by a dentist every 4-6 months. Brush and floss correctly and thoroughly as directed by your dentist.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Not usually.: Gingivitis or gum inflammation is usually reversible if you remove the cause of the swelling with the help of your dentist or hygienist in addition to ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morgan Daul
8 years experience in General Practice
Oral Hygiene: Gingivitis is a reversible disease of the gums; however, you must see your dentist to have a professional cleaning which will jumpstart you on the way ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Brush your teeth: And floss every day. Visit your dentist every 6-12 months. It's that simple. Really.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Charmoy
35 years experience in Dentistry
Not brushing: If you do not brush and floss you get build up of plaque and calculus on you teeth this cause you gingiva to become inflamed. This is gingivitis, if u ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beck
10 years experience in Dentistry
Red, sore: Puffy, inflamed, red to purplish gums that bleed easily with the slightest touch. Gums can be loose and detached from the tooth and bone. Might have a ... Read More

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