What Is Gingivitis

If you have red, irritated, or swollen gums you may have gingivitis. Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease and is very treatable if caught early. At Royce Family Dentistry we take gingivitis very seriously and can create a treatment plan to restore your oral health. Gingivitis is caused by plaque, the soft and sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on the teeth and gums. Plaque produces toxins that irritate the gums, and is best controlled by daily brushing and flossing. The good news is that generally, [...]