What does gingivitis mean?

Definitions for gingivitis
ˌdʒɪn dʒəˈvaɪ tɪsgin·givi·tis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gingivitis(noun)

    inflammation of the gums


  1. gingivitis(Noun)

    Inflammation of the gums or gingivae.


  1. Gingivitis

    Gingivitis is a non-destructive periodontal disease. The most common form of gingivitis, and the most common form of periodontal disease overall, is in response to bacterial biofilms adherent to tooth surfaces, termed plaque-induced gingivitis. In the absence of treatment, gingivitis may progress to periodontitis, which is a destructive form of periodontal disease. While in some sites or individuals gingivitis never progresses to periodontitis, data indicates that periodontitis is always preceded by gingivitis.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Gingivitis

    Inflammation of gum tissue (GINGIVA) without loss of connective tissue.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gingivitis in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gingivitis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of gingivitis in a Sentence

  1. Julianna Raye:

    The difference was definitely discernible, it made me think of flossing your teeth so you don’t get gingivitis. You exercise your brain, and you can see the results.

  2. Marije Jongsma:

    The results are very promising . . . However, before real recommendations can be made, it should be verified if the antibacterial regimes actually lead to less gingivitis and caries in the clinical situation.

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