As a result of the attention given to the oral cavity, gum diseases normally get ignored leading to very severe infections. The two most common diseases that directly affect the gums are the gingivitis and the Periodontitis. These diseases cause immense pain to the patient leaving them with no option but to seek the services of a dentist for gum disease treatment. The setting of plaque on the teeth is as a result of the unwashed food particles that remain in the mouth to form tartar on the tooth's surface. One major cause of gingivitis is the formation of plaque on the teeth. This result in increased amounts of bacteria in the mouth and consequently, the teeth gets infected. Gingivitis is primarily characterized by inflammation, bleeding and bad odor. In severe cases, the victim’s gum turns deep red. There are several gum treatments that a patient can be given. Among them we have dental cleaning, scaling, fluoride rinsing and use of antibiotics. Surgically, the infected gums can be treated if the damage goes to the extent of the inner part of the gums or into the jaw bone. The simple remedy for gum diseases in to observe oral cavity hygiene through thorough mouth was and by visiting the dentist after every six months for dental care.