Receding gums are a serious and common dental health issue. Once gum recession begins, it is progressive and won’t stop without care from your family dentist. You can’t control all of your risk factors for gum recession, but a good oral hygiene routine is a great means of prevention.
This video explains the causes and treatments of receding gums. Everything from heredity to periodontal disease can cause gum recession, leading to tooth sensitivity and even tooth loss. Possible treatments include scaling and planning and gum grafting.
Don’t delay seeing a dentist if you notice your gums are receding. Make an appointment with Dr. Alina Bergan DDS today to stop the damaging effects of this condition. You can reach our Cedarhurst-based family dentist at (800) 223-0801.