-- Nancyann Rella
(HealthDay News) -- The best way to prevent gingivitis (gum
disease) is to practice good dental hygiene. It's never too early
to start in life, because children as young as 6 can develop gum
In addition to brushing at least twice daily and flossing at
least once each day, the Mayo Clinic suggests these tips to keep
your family's gums healthy:
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