Close-up of teeth and gums showing gingivitis

Close-up of teeth and gums showing gingivitis

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Caption: Close-up of the teeth & gums of a person suffering from widespread gingivitis (gum disease), showing the swollen & inflamed appearance of the gums, which may bleed easily. Chronic gingivitis is an early stage of periodontal disease (a disease affecting structures which support the teeth) & is caused by accumulation of plaque (formed by bacterial action on food residue) in the spaces (gingival crevices) between the gums amp;& teeth. The spaces become enlarged & the disease may progress to the underlying structures (the periodontal membrane & alveolar bone), eventually leading to possible loosening & loss of teeth.

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Keywords: condition, dental, dentistry, disorder, gingivitis, gum disease, healthcare, medical, medicine, odontology, oral

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