Healthy Gums Vs. Inflamed Gums

Healthy gums are firm and pale pink. If your gums bleed easily, are puffy and red, you may have gingivitis.
You can have gingivitis without even knowing it as it is seldom painful.

Signs and symptoms you may have gingivitis are:

-Swollen gums
-Soft, puffy gums
-Receding gums
-Occasionally tender 
-May bleed easily when you brush or floss, 
-sometimes this is seen as redness or on your brush or floss
-Gums change colour from a healthy pink to a red
-Bad breath