Gingivitis in children is, unfortunately, quite common disease. As a rule, this disease occurs during teething and causes baby a lot of pain. Symptoms of gingivitis in children are: redness of the gums, swelling, bleeding when teeth brushing or eating solid food. There are different types of gingivitis in children: hypertrophic, atrophic, ulcerative and catarrhal gingivitis. Children Gingivitis is a serious disease that can ?move? with a child to the adulthood. That is why the treatment of gingivitis in children should be consistent and of the highest quality. If you notice that your child has sores on the gums, call and make an appointment with Pedodontists in Maine.