Receding gums are an oral health problem that includes your gums generally retreating from the surface of your tooth. Subsequently, this leaves open the root areas of your teeth-- this is actually not good! This significant symptom of gum disease in some individuals might eventually lead to tooth loss. There are actually other sources of receding gums besides gum disease, including:

Long-term, very aggressive brushing
Solidified plaque build up (tartar) commonly because of bypassing teeth cleanings
Cigarette smoking
Hormone modifications in ladies, such as menopause
Genealogy of gum disease

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