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All you need to know about the causes, symptoms and treatment of gingivitis

Gingivitis is a common symptom that many people suffer from, and its severity varies depending on the cause of inflammation and the type of affected tissue. Today, we will discuss some of the possible causes, available treatment methods, common symptoms, and the most popular methods of treating gingivitis, according to the “only my health” website.

What causes gingivitis?


Gingivitis is caused by three things that cause tissue damage, including infections, bacteria, and the accumulation of deposits on the teeth, and this is the reason for the occurrence of gum disease. You may need a surgical procedure to treat it if the cause of inflammation has spread deep into the gums and affected the tissues.

What are the symptoms of gingivitis?


Redness and swelling.


Severe inflammation.


Prolapse of the gums.


Tooth sensitivity.


Bleeding gums while brushing or flossing.


Pain while chewing food.


What treatments are available for gingivitis?


1. Remove the accumulated plaque layer on the teeth


This is used as a first line treatment for gingivitis, plaque buildup on and between teeth is removed, and root scraping is an external dental procedure that does not involve any serious discomfort or pain, this treatment is mostly done to treat gingivitis, it is a deep cleaning method that helps you restore your health your mouth.


2. Periodontal surgery


 Periodontal surgery is an oral surgery that is performed on patients with deep periodontitis affecting mainly nerves and tissues.