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Do Gums Grow Back After Receding
No, but: Good oral hygiene is only 1/2 the battle. You need to see your dentist to determine the cause of your recession. Is it from periodontal ( gum) disease, over vigorous or incorrect brushing technique, from stress by clenching or grinding your teeth, genetic predisposition, prior difficult orthodontic treatment, poor occlusion (the way our teeth meet)? All of this needs to be evaluated by a dentist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
That depends: On a number of factors, such as what surgery was performed, the state of recession before the surgery and your own natural healing ability. The dentist performing the surgery can give you an estimate but can't guarantee the success. ...Read more
Do receding gums grow back? What can you do to make them grow back on one tooth. Trying to preserve my teeth. The canine tooth is receding sensitive.
No, unless: Some side effects, which you don't want from certain meds, such as anti-seizure ones will give you too much gums, and it's inflammed generally and unhealthy-- gingival hyperplasia, other than that, you will need a free gingival graft or allograft to get your gum level back... See a periodontist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
See a dentist : Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth's root. Receding gums may be one of the first signs of gum disease. Gum recession is not something you want to ignore. If you think your child's gums are receding, make an appointment with your dentist. ...Read more
1st premolar noticeably receding gum. Dont use front teeth much, most back teeth are senstive as well. What can I do to push gums back up and prevent?
My gum has separated from my tooth after wisdom teeth extraction. How do they treat receding gums?
Sounds good: Well maybe your gums are healthier but the teeth may or may not be. Sounds like you have your gums under control but just remember just because there isn't bleeding doesn't mean everything is ok? Some people with thick and fibrous gums don't get bleeding see a periodontist to properly evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incomplete removal: Tonsil tissue has the ability to regenerate if it is not completely removed during surgery. Even a very tiny amount of tissue can cause them to grow back. However, this isn't a common occurrence. ...Read more
In the bone as buds : By age 12-14 one will see developing tooth buds on the x ray. All of your body is embriologically completely formed at birth except your teeth and your sex organs. A developing tooth forms from a few cells....It is not just down there in the bone waiting to erupt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No*: *An individual who has undergone the removal of their wisdom tooth may on rare occasion find another tooth developing in the site of the extracted wisdom tooth. One possible cause could be that there may have been a supernumerary (extra) tooth that was not visible on the x-ray or at the time of surgery that was not removed, and is now developing into a visible tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Temporary/permanent?: Gums should not swell during Orthodontic treatment if Oral Hygiene procedures were properly accomplished. Cleaning between teeth daily (floss, WaterPik, rubber tip, small pointed brush, etc) mandatory to prevent gum damage. If you are lucky swelling will begin to abate immediately. If not, surgical reconstruction may be required. Ask your Orthodontic Specialist for advice. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No such medication: Hair do grow back after chemo has been completed but the growth is slowest in Eye brows. Be patient and get some help from American cancer Society for the time being. They can help you with good make up to cover up the problem for a few months. Then I expect the hair will slowly grow back. ...Read more
I have receding gums in my lower front teeth and food gets deposited around the gumline..Is there any way to get back normal healthy gums?
Gum recession: Gums recede for a number of reasons: age (40 and up), vigorous tooth brushing with a hard toothbrush, poor oral hygiene, tobacco chewing and gum disease. There is a treatment for this condition is gum grafting technique that will restore your comfort and protect your teeth from periodontal disease. Rec.: see your dentist or periodontist for consultation and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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