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DefinitionAccording to dictionary definition  Gum disease ranges from simple gum inflammation, called gingivitis, to serious damage to the tissue and bone supporting the teeth. In the worst cases, one can lose teeth.  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  In gingivitis:1. The gums become red and swollen2. Gums can bleed  PreventionAccording to dictionary definition  1. It can be reversed with daily brushing and flossing2. Regular cleanings by a dentist or dental hygienist  Complications and When Should You See a DoctorAccording to dictionary definition  1. Periodontitis where the gums pull away from the teeth and form pockets that become infected.2. If not treated, the bones, gums, and connective tissue that support the teeth are destroyed.  NIH: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

 

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