Gum Health Overview: Gum Inflammation and Disease

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Gum health: gum inflammation and disease

Gum or periodontal disease is a widespread problem in the UK, affecting 83% of adults1 despite being reversible in its early stages.2 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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