The infection of the Gums is known as Gingivitis. It can be a significant problem if left untreated. Proper home care will help control the condition, but often there will be special dental procedures required to resolve the problem.
Dr. Larsen has been my dentist for longer than I'd like to admit. She has taken care of my dental needs with a warm and caring approach. She's never made an unnecessary recommendation and even helped me interpret the diagnoses of another dentist I went to see, a Groupon that seemed too good to be true - and was!