Gum Health Overview: Gum Inflammation and Disease

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Gum health: gum inflammation and disease

Keeping gums healthy between professional cleanings can be challenging for patients. Without regular brushing and professional cleanings, these patients could be on the path to severe gum disease. Severe gum disease affects over 1 in 10 people worldwide.1

With daily brushing and flossing, and regular professional cleaning, plaque-induced gingival inflammation can often be resolved if identified early.2 However, when left untreated, gingivitis can progress into chronic periodontitis, leading to gingival recession and, in severe cases, tooth loss.2

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Causes and mechanisms

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Impact on patient quality of life

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Diagnosis

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Management

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