Many people use the terms gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) and gingivitis interchangeably, but are they really the same thing?
The short answer is no. While both are technically gum disease, gingivitis is a bit different than full-blown periodontal disease. What are the differences between gum disease and gingivitis? Let’s review their similarities and differences, as well as why you shouldn’t ignore either of them!
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