Sentence Examples


  • A number of distinct forms of periodontal disease are known, including gingivitis, acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, adult periodontitis, and localized juvenile periodontitis.
  • More boys than girls have gingivitis, probably because girls have better oral hygiene habits than boys, rather than because of any physiological differences.
  • Periodontitis, also called pyorrhea, is a condition in which gingivitis has extended down around the tooth and into the supporting bone structure.
  • This form of gingivitis is characterized by painful, bleeding gums, and death (necrosis) and erosion of gums between the teeth.
  • Administering the needed vitamins and improving diet treats gingivitis caused by poor nutrition or vitamin deficiencies.