Gingivitis Workup

Updated: Jan 18, 2018
  • Author: James M Stephen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Jeff Burgess, DDS, MSD  more...
  • Print
Workup

Laboratory Studies

See the list below:

  • Laboratory testing is not helpful in diagnosing gingivitis.

  • If systemic disease or toxin exposure is suspected, laboratory tests should be requested.

  • A smear to identify the causative agent may be helpful.

Next:

Imaging Studies

See the list below:

  • Imaging studies are not indicated.

Previous