man using floss to help with gingivitis

Gingivitis Treatment Methods For You And Your Family

Simply put, gum, or periodontal disease involves the infection and inflammation of gum tissue. Although gingivitis is commonly considered an adult problem, children can develop this dental condition as well. Fortunately, when detected early, the condition is manageable and reversible. Gingivitis treatment involves professional cleanings, exams and meticulous oral hygiene. Other forms of treatment may include the use of prescription antibiotics and antimicrobial mouth rinses.

This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

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