Dr. Eric Linden, DMD, MSD

595 Chestnut Ridge Road, Suite 7 Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey 07677

(201) 307-0339

Monday 8:30AM–5PM
Tuesday 9:30AM–6PM
Wednesday Closed

Thursday 8:30AM–5PM
Friday 8:30AM–4:30PM
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Is gingivitis contagious?

Q: Is gingivitis contagious? Can I catch it from another person?

A: Not every person is contagious, but the percentage for transmission is high. Several documented studies have proven this through microscopic analysis of the bacteria in partners with severe soft tissue gum inflammation. The similarity of the bacteria confirms that one partner had transmitted it to the other.

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