Are your gums “Red Hot” ? : Getting to the root of Gingivitis

Gingivitis.  We have all probably heard the word thrown around the dental office before, usually with a negative, unenthusiastic, undertone. But do you know what gingivitis is? In Latin it literally means: “gum inflammation”. Inflammation is defined as a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes red, swollen,hot, and painful, especially as a…