Pregnancy Gingivitis

What is pregnancy gingivitis? Gingivitis occurs when plaque, which contains bacteria, builds up on teeth and produces toxins that irritate the gums. If you have bleeding, red, puffy, sore or inflamed gums, it’s probably gingivitis. Pregnancy gingivitis is caused by a rise in the hormone progesterone which can contribute...

What Is Gingivitis?

What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis occurs when plaque, which contains bacteria, builds up on teeth and produces toxins that irritate the gums. Signs of gingivitis include bleeding, puffy, sore, inflammed or red gums. Managing gingivitis is important so that it doesn’t progress into a more serious form of gum disease....