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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

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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

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If the gum on a child breaks off from trauma!it is on the front tooth will it grow back. he is 7 years old?

If the gum on a child breaks off from trauma!it is on the front tooth will it grow back. he is 7 years old?

See a pedodontist: a dentist who specializes in the care of children's teeth. Schedule an appointment for evaluation. x-rays and option treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can gum grow back and how can I reduce lip swelling?

Can gum grow back and how can I reduce lip swelling?

Gum: Generally no however it can be grafted from another site in your mouth. If the swelling is from trauma ice and time are best, second best synthetic steroids for short term use like decadron. ...Read more

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There's like a white pimple on my upper gums that can pop and grow back. It looks like there's a little white next to it. I have a cavity to. Ideas?

There's like a white pimple on my upper gums that can pop and grow back. It looks like there's a little white next to it. I have a cavity to. Ideas?

Abcessed tooth: See your dentist. You may have a dead infected tooth. If this happens it can form a pimple above the tooth. A sinus track can form from the tooth infection and drain out into the mouth through the gum or mucosa. ...Read more

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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

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