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Gingival recession vs abrasion lesion, what's the difference?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology
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In brief: Abrasion just

means an irritation or wound on an area.
but gingival recession means your gums are receding or shrinking or pulling back from the teeth they are meant to protect, see your dentist for answers and treatment options

In brief: Abrasion just

means an irritation or wound on an area.
but gingival recession means your gums are receding or shrinking or pulling back from the teeth they are meant to protect, see your dentist for answers and treatment options
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