Health Tip: Why Do I Have Gingivitis?02/01/11
(HealthDay News) -- Gingivitis is a mild type of gum disease.
Left untreated, however, it can progress to a more serious form
The American Academy of Periodontology says these are risk
factors for developing gingivitis:
- Practicing poor oral hygiene.
- Being malnourished.
- Being under stress.
- Being diabetic or having a systemic infection.
- Being a smoker, abusing drugs or taking certain
- Undergoing hormonal changes, including during puberty or
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