A mild gum disease in which an inflammation of the gums takes place is called Gingivitis. A person suffering from this condition faces problems like redness, irritation, bad breath and swelling of the gums. The underlying bone and tissue can also come under the influence of Gingivitis which may result in a major damage. It is mainly caused due to poor dental hygiene, and results in the formation of dental plaque or dental tartar. gingivitis is considered as a symptom for heart attack, stroke and lung disease.
HOW IS GINGIVITIS DIAGNOSED?
Gingivitis can indicate at serious conditions like leukemia.