Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease and a common dental problem. The Canadian Dental Association estimates 7 out of 10 Canadians will develop gum disease at some point in their lives.1 It can be almost painless until you have a real problem which is why it is so important to prevent it before it becomes too serious.

man looking surprised to find out the truth about gingivitis

Signs of Early Gum Disease

You may be surprised to learn that early gum disease, called gingivitis, is very common among adults of all ages.

older man looking surprised finding out about gum disease

Gingivitis Causes

Learn how to prevent and reduce gingivitis by adding LISTERINE® antiseptic into your oral care routine.

woman looking concerned about gum disease and gingivitis

Signs of Gingivitis

Learn how to spot signs of gingivitis & how LISTERINE® antiseptic mouthwash can help.

preventing gum disease with Listerine mouthwash

Gum Disease – Prevention

Learn how incorporating LISTERINE® antiseptic into your daily oral care routine can help to prevent early gum disease.

periodontal tools used to check for gum disease

Periodontal Disease – Prevention & Tips

Learn how rinsing twice daily with LISTERINE® antiseptic can reduce gingivitis (periodontal disease in its early stages).


1 Canadian Dental Association, Gum Disease FAQs.