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Causes and Symptoms of Gum Recession

Last updated 3 years ago

Receding gums are a serious medical condition that should be addressed by your dentist. Watch this video to learn more about the causes and symptoms of gum recession.

One of the purposes of the gums is to protect the sensitive roots of your teeth from exposure. When the gums recede, your teeth may be overly sensitive to hot and cold foods, and you can develop root cavities. Receding gums have a number of potential causes, including trauma, heredity, and periodontal disease. If you let your receding gums go untreated, the condition could eventually lead to tooth loss.

Call the dental professionals at The Smile Design Center of Baltimore at (443) 275-9821 to learn about your treatment options for receding gums. Visit our website for more information about our general and cosmetic dentistry services, and find out what makes our dental practice so special. 

 

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