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What can help control gum inflammation?

Your dentist may suggest using an antimicrobial mouthrinse or toothpaste to control gum inflammation. He or she also may recommend rinsing with a fluoride mouthrinse or applying fluoride at home and/or in the dental office to help prevent tooth decay. It is important to practice good oral care at home and see your dentist regularly for checkups.

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