HomeTown Dental receding gums

When your gums seem to slowly disappear or shrink over time, that means you have receding gums. Having receding gums can be a little scary and can sometimes be painful if the gums recede far enough as to expose your tooth’s sensitive dentin. There are several causes for receding gums, and today HomeTown Dental is going over those causes and treatment options.

Causes of Receding Gums

There are quite a few causes for receding gums including:

Treating Receding Gums

As with most dental health issues, the treatment plan depends on the severity of the recession. In the cases of minor gum recession, a thorough dental cleaning and gum therapy from a professional dentist could be the fix. When the recession is more severe, a surgical procedure such as a gum graft may be required.

Stop suffering from receding gums. Contact your local HomeTown Dental today.

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