When it comes to oral health, people tend to focus only on their teeth. What many don’t realize is that the gums are just as important, and should be given as much attention. Swollen gums, which are a common problem, can be caused by poor nutrition, viral or bacterial infection, gingivitis, poorly fitted dentures, and tooth decay, according to Medline Plus. In cases of gingivitis, the gums don’t only become inflamed but also tend to…