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Causes of Gingivitis

Some habits are widely known to lead to gum disease (such as not brushing, flossing and rinsing), but there are also surprising, less well-known causes of the bacterial infection in your mouth. Beef up your gum-disease smarts to stop gum disease in its tracks.

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