Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums. It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis.

Source: What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis? – Medical News Today

 

Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth? Check out this article to learn about gingivitis and how you can start prevent your gums from bleeding as well as other symptoms caused by this.

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