Rated 5.0/5 based on 23 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Do Receded Gums Grow Back

Share
Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
30 years in practice
23M people helped
1

1
Can gums/receded gums grow back?

Can gums/receded gums grow back?

Most Likely, yes: While it’s possible to reverse receding gums, severe cases must be seen and treated by a periodontist for better results. Take care! ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified
24 years in practice
282K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Wendy Askew
1 doctor shared a insight

Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


Dr. Beth Summers
Board Certified, Pediatrics
14 years in practice
122K people helped
2

2
Gum receding in children, do they grow back to normal over time?

Gum receding in children, do they grow back to normal over time?

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

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified
24 years in practice
282K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Matthew Church
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
17 years in practice
5K people helped
3

3
Will receding gums grow back with proper oral care!?

Will receding gums grow back with proper oral care!?

No: Gum tissue does not regenerate, so when it is lost, it is important for patients to control the reason for initial recession (whether it be poor oral health care, bruxism, etc.) and then speak to a periodontist about corrective soft tissue surgery to rebuild the tissue in the area and protect the roots of the natural teeth. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Robert Devin
Board Certified, Dentistry
41 years in practice
561K people helped
4

4
I had my gums grafted when i was 7 and I am now 28. They have receded. I am worried. I can not afford another surgery. Can i help my gums grow back?

I had my gums grafted when i was 7 and I am now 28. They have receded. I am worried. I can not afford another surgery. Can i help my gums grow back?

Receded gums: You need a specialist, a periodontist, to check you out. Period. If something is important to your well being you can find the funds to fix it. You can do this .Be confident and you will succeed. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified
24 years in practice
282K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Board Certified, Dentistry
37 years in practice
1M people helped
5

5
Thoughts? Could my receding gums grow back if i start brushing regularly?

Thoughts? Could my receding gums grow back if i start brushing regularly?

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 more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. John Thaler
Board Certified, Prosthodontics
35 years in practice
3M people helped
6

6
What can I do to make my gum grow back?

What can I do to make my gum grow back?

Depends: All depends on what has caused it to deteriorate. See the specialist - the Periodontist- for examination and diagnosis and causative factor determination. Then discuss your options. good Luck. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
19 years in practice
527M people helped
7

7
Cut gum off will it grow back?

Cut gum off will it grow back?

I would have this : Evaluated by your dentist. He or she will be in a better position to assess that. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Mike Deldar
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
18 years in practice
398K people helped
8

8
Can receeded gums grow back?

No: Unfortunately they do not grow back.

Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr. Gary Sandler
Board Certified, Dentistry
48 years in practice
33M people helped
9

9
If I have lost a small piece of my gums through rugby, what should I do? Will it grow back on it's own?

If I have lost a small piece of my gums through rugby, what should I do? Will it grow back on it's own?

Lost gum?: Some do and some don't. It really depends upon where you lost the gum tissue and how the injury is handled. It's best to see your dentist or a periodontist right away for a one on one clinical examination and consultation. Better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. John Francis
Board Certified, Periodontics
24 years in practice
556K people helped
10

10
Can recessed gums ever grow back at all?

Depends: Usually the gum will not come back on its own. But there may be some corrective options available with a specialist. See your dentist. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified,
24 years in practice
282K people helped
Continue
72,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook