Gingivitis Workup

Updated: Jan 31, 2023
  • Author: James M Stephen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Jeff Burgess, DDS, MSD  more...
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Laboratory Studies

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.


Imaging Studies

Imaging studies are not indicated.