28Jul, 2018

Receding gums

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Gingival recession, also known as receding gums, is the exposure in the roots of the teeth caused by a loss of gum tissue and/or retraction of the gingival margin from the crown of the teeth. Receding gums are a clear sign of gum disease, which many people might ignore. It is a condition where the diseased tissue around the tooth begins to wear away or pull back. Gum recession usually takes place gradually which is why people often don’t realize that they have it. One of the very first signs can be noticing your […]