Recession of Gums

Gum recession is a common problem amongst many patients it can be caused by many factors including gum disease, heavy toothbrushing orthodontics, thin tissues as well as trauma as well as may others. It can cause sensitivity originating from the exposed parts of the tooth or indeed aesthetic issues when patients smile.

The bone is an important factor in gum recession it is the scaffold for the gum, and therefore if the surrounding bone is good then correction maybe possible.