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Gingivitis Treatment Overview

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Care Plan

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First steps to consider

  • See a dentist if you have symptoms of gingivitis like swollen, sensitive, discolored, or bleeding gums.
  • Your dentist will likely clean your teeth and remove any plaque and tartar on your teeth.
  • For more severe gingivitis, in-office treatments may include washing (scaling) the gums, removing dead or infected tissue (debridement), local anesthetic to relieve pain, antibiotics, and other treatments.

Symptom relief

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  • Brushing and flossing regularly can help prevent and treat gingivitis.
  • Using a mouthwash formulated to treat gum disease, and rinsing with salt water, can help reduce pain and inflammation.

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