Receding gums also known as gingival recession is a dental condition in which there is loss of gum tissue, resulting in the exposure of roots of teeth. Receding gums are also characterized by retraction of gingival margin from the crown of teeth. Symptoms are:
• Progressive loss of gum tissue
• Mobility of tooth
• Dentin hypersensitivity
• Long appearance of teeth
• Teeth feels notched at the gum line
• Puffy red and swollen gums
• Gum bleeding
• Bad breath
HOW IS RECEDING GUMS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Receding Gums is done by a dentist would thoroughly check your mouth and teeth along with doing an X-ray of the teeth.
HOW IS RECEDING GUMS TREATED?
There are several ways to treat the problem of receding gums include minor surgical processes like Pocket depth reduction where the gums are pushed and bacteria cleaned for restricting the problem. Besides this, regeneration procedures are also implemented to control the issue.
DID YOU KNOW?
According to research, receding gums are the reason for about 70% of adult tooth loose.