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Do your gums bleed each time you brush or floss your teeth? You may be suffering from gingivitis, a common, mild form of gum disease that causes irritation, redness and swelling of your gums.

Approximately 3 million cases of gingivitis are reported each year. The most common cause is poor oral hygiene and can lead to more serious gum disease and eventual tooth loss. Help prevent gingivitis with good oral habits such as brushing twice a day, flossing daily and getting regular dental checkups.

Follow this link to learn about simple home remedies can also help keep your gums in tip-top shape.