Posts made in February, 2019

Receding Gums Treatment, Prevention, and Causes

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Blog, Gum Disease, Periodontist | 0 comments

When gums recede, they can expose the pink tissue that covers the roots of your teeth. This tissue is very sensitive. When it is exposed, it experiences a higher risk of infection, decay, and ultimately, tooth loss. If your gums are starting to recede, you may have noticed sensitivity, pain, or signs of infection, such as gums that swell. Tooth loss may not be imminent, though – you can prevent and treat the recession of gums.    Why Do Gums Recede? There are several factors which might contribute to receding gums. The most common causes are the wear of the gums and inflammation...

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