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A 21-year-old female asked:

I know i have gingivitis because when i brush my teeth they bleed. i was wondering if there was a cure that i can maybe use at home?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Gingivitis: To treat gingivitis, you first have to have spotless teeth. No plaque and no calculus. If it has been more than a year since your last professional cleaning at a dental office, you're overdue. Failure to treat gingivitis may result in periodontitis and loss of your teeth. Call a local dentist and have yourself examined.

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Last updated Apr 20, 2016

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