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Gum Recession Facts and What to do About It


Posted on 4/12/2021 by Alyce
Gum Recession Facts and What to do About ItTypically, gum recession occurs as a person grows older. However, it can happen to patients of any age, even those with good oral health. If you notice gum recession, you must get it treated right away as it can pose a significant risk to your oral health. Thus, to identify the problem, here are some gum recession facts and what to do about it.

Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease) Cause Gum Recession


Periodontal disease is caused by an excessive build-up of plaque. It can weaken the attachment of your gum to your teeth and result in gum recession over time. You can prevent plaque build-up by brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing at least once. It's also best to visit the dentist regularly to remove plaque.

Over-Brushing Your Teeth Can Cause Gum Recession


Brushing your teeth too frequently or too hard can result in gum recession. Therefore, it's best to follow the appropriate oral hygiene practices that your dentist recommends. Over-brushing is especially damaging to patients who have thin gum tissues, which is inherited.

Grafting Surgery May Restore Lost Gum Tissue


It can be challenging to regenerate lost tissue when patients have advanced gum recession. In that case, grafting surgery can help restore tissue growth in the gums through a graft of donor tissue.

Catching Gum Recession in Its Early Stages Can Help Restore Lost Gum Tissue


Earlier stages of gum recession have a much better response to treatment than advanced stages. Therefore, you should schedule with us if you identify symptoms such as bleeding gums, swollen gums, or teeth that look larger than they did before.

For more information on gum recession, or if you or any of your loved ones show sign of this dental issue, calling us at (480) 939-5818 and schedule an appointment.
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