What You Should Know about Receding Gums

Receding gums can leave tooth roots exposed, sensitive and painful. Teeth may also become loose.

Key takeaways:

– Gum disease, which starts with sore, bleeding gums, is the most common cause of receding gums.

– Smoking and teeth-grinding are damaging habits.

– Brush twice a day but never aggressively and always use a soft-bristled brush.

A regular check-up allows your dentist to monitor the health of your teeth and gums.

“Brushing and flossing your teeth every day as well as visiting your dentist can help regularly remove plaque and prevent your gums from receding…”

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