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What is the definition or description of: inflammation of the gums?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Gingivitis: Gingivitis is the technical term for inflammation of the gingiva. The gums will appear red and puffy and will easily bleed when brushing and flossing.
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