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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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Will receding gums grow back with proper oral care!?

Will receding gums grow back with proper oral care!?

Sometimes: With mild recession due to improper home care, after a professional cleaning and proper maintenance, they can sometimes grow back. More often, moderate to severe gum recession requires cessation of the cause (bruxism, overzealous brushing, etc.) and corrective periodontal surgery. ...Read more

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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When bottom gums grow back does it hurt?

Dental evaluation: What are your lower gums growing back from? If you had surgery there can be some discomfort during the healing process. Talk to a dentist, periodontist, or surgeon about your concerns. ...Read more

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