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Doctor insights on: Natural Cure For Receding Gums

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Are there any natural cures to reverse receding gums?

Are there any natural cures to reverse receding gums?

No: Vitamin c will help tissue healing and repair but not reverse the receding gum. Identify and eliminate the cause of receding gum will stop further recession in other areas. Then gum graft to restore the lost gum tissue. ...Read more

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Receding Gums (Definition)

Receding gums, also known as gingival recession, is the loss of gum volume due most commonly to gingivitis (inflammation of the gums). Other causes of gum recession include inherited genes, aggressive tooth brushing, tobacco and other drug use, as well as vitamin ...Read more


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Can receding gums that are caused by hard brushing repair themselves naturally and is a white line a sign that your gum receded?

Can receding gums that are caused by hard brushing repair themselves naturally and is a white line a sign that your gum receded?

See a dentist: Receding gums isn't a good sign and can't repair themselves. It is not only cosmetic problem; they can lead to tooth decay, tooth loss and/or gum disease. Unfortunately, there is no cure for receding gums, but there are some preventive and simple steps: soft brushing, reduce plaque buildup, night guard and most important visit your dentist 2X a year. Take care. ...Read more

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Major gum recession from oral piercing, can this be cured?

Major gum recession from oral piercing, can this be cured?

Hopefully: Depending on the type and amount of damage, it may be possible to correct the damage that has been done. Surgery is usually an option if the damage does not resolve by itself. Please contact your dentist. ...Read more

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Does most or at least half of the adult population have gum recession as a result of natural aging into their eighties?

Does most or at least half of the adult population have gum recession as a result of natural aging into their eighties?

Sort of..: Some minor recession may be normal, BUT most pathological gum-recession that I see is from people that have mildly-moderately brushed/scrubbed their teeth with large aggressive motions! Use gentle/small 'massaging' micro-motions with a soft tooth brush! ...Read more

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A few adults maybe have one missing natural tooth. Can bruxism, in the lack of periodontal disease, cause severe gum recession?

A few adults maybe have one missing natural tooth. Can bruxism, in the lack of periodontal disease, cause severe gum recession?

Definitely, yes: Bruxism may cause tooth wear, severe gum recession, teeth movement and even damage or break teeth. Unfortunately, no therapy has been proven effective in treating sleep bruxism. See OFP specialist for diagnosis and proper guard fabrication. ...Read more

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Hello, my gums have reduced drastically.What are its causes and how can improve this? Is any natural remedy to increase it?

Hello, my gums have reduced drastically.What are its causes and how can improve this? Is any natural remedy to increase it?

See dentist: Do you mean that your gums are receding and your teeth look longer? This can be caused by plaque bacteria, periodontal disease. Other causes are excessive forces on the teeth from grinding or brushing. The best thing to do is see your dentist or periodontist for an exam and treatment. Once your mouth is healthy, sometimes surgery can be done to change the gum level and make teeth lok better. ...Read more

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What should I do about my receding gums?

See a periodontist: Gum recession is often related to gum disease. Gum grafting might be possible depending on the severity and the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can receding gums be reversed?

Help plz! Can receding gums be reversed?

See a periodontist: At this time, we cannot reverse gingival recession and cause the gingiva to grow back. However, depending on where the recession has occurred , how much has receded and the health of the adjacent tissue, gingiva might be transplanted to cover the recessed areas. You need to see a periodontist to get your mouth evaluated and to help arrest further recession. ...Read more

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Bleeding & receding gums. Help?

Bleeding & receding gums. Help?

Treat bleeding first: Gingival inflammation must be eliminated and the cause removed prior to any graft perform to ensure the success of the graft. Cleaning, antibiotic, and follow up to treat the bleeding. Remove the cause of gum recession (always brush with soft toothbrush, never hard toothbrush). Treat occlusion. After all these therapy, graft the gum if in the esthetic zone. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen receding gums?

What could cause swollen receding gums?

Bactrial infection: If the bacteria is not removed regularly it can penetrate under the gums and cause deep pockets, the bacteria will attack the bone and will cause bone infection and the gums loose their support, as the pockets get deeper, the infection can cause recession and swelling of the gums as well. It is important to have a good oral hugiene and pregular dental visits for gum and teeth maintenance. ...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