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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gingivitisgin‧gi‧vi‧tis /ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvaɪtɪs/ noun [uncountable]  MIa medical condition in which your gums are red, swollen, and painful
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gingivitisBut if it remains on the teeth, it begins to damage the gums and causes gingivitis.It will also help to heal mouth ulcers and prevent the onset of gingivitis.
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