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Everything you need to know about receding gums

Gums can become pushed back or wear away and expose the pink tissue that covers the roots of the teeth. Gums might also recede around a tooth if it is in an abnormal position. Receding gums becomes a health concern when the roots of the teeth become exposed, leaving the teeth at risk of decay, infection, and loss. If people start treatment at an early stage, they can stop or reverse the process of gum recession. If the recession is severe and causing symptoms, such as tooth sensitivity, pain, or infection, then various treatments are available. These include deep cleaning, medicating infections, and tissue grafts. Receding gums is a common...