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Description:This patient presented with gingivitis exhibiting recession and marginal redness of the gums.
Gingivitis starts with the build-up of plaque that forms mostly at the base of the visible part of the teeth. This plaque is caused by food debris and bacteria that grow on this particulate matter. If left untreated it can progress to periodontitis.
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Creation Date:1970
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