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Daily flossing and brushing can usually reverse gingivitis.
In its mildest form, called gingivitis, plaque buildup along the gumline causes the gums to become inflamed and bleed.
Eighty percent of the adult population in the United States has some level of periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory, infectious disease that includes gingivitis and periodontitis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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