Doctors for Receding Gums in Chickballapur, Hubli-Dharwad
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Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth's root. When gum recession occurs, ""pockets,"" or gaps, form between the teeth and gum line, making it easy for disease-causing bacteria to build up. If left untreated, the supporting tissue and bone structures of the teeth can be severely damaged, and may ultimately result in tooth loss.
HOW IS RECEDING GUMS DIAGNOSED?
Dentist may perform a complete dental examination and evaluate your symptoms to diagnose receding gums. A special dental mirror is used to examine teeth and gums
HOW IS RECEDING GUMS TREATED?
If receding gums are being caused by infections then antibiotics would be prescribed. Topical antibiotic gels and anti-microbial mouthwash could also be prescribed. For extreme cases of receding gums surgery might be needed.
DID YOU KNOW?
According to research, receding gums are the reason for about 70% of adult tooth loose.