Receding gums

What is Receding gums?

In dentistry,gingival recession (receding gums) is the exposure in the roots of the teeth caused by a loss of gum tissue and/or retraction of the gingival margin from the crown of the teeth.

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sir over the past 15 days i have been having pain in gums bleeding during brushing also i cant brush my teeth properly as it hurts that is they...

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You should use desensitizing toothpaste & scaling

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You are suffering from periodontitis...

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Hi Doc, I have been a chronic user of cocaine for a year now. Early this year I had my upper 4 front teeth done with composite veneer to add...

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According to the dental history presented here by you, I would like you to know staining of the composite veneers...

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I have noticed two very small white "patches" that look like little tiny pimples on the bottom of my gums at each corner. There are about 4...

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After having a look at the image what i consider it be is Gingival recession (receding gums) which refers to exposure in...

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