Gum Recession Affects Appearance, Comfort and Oral Health
An important part of a healthy smile, gum tissues help keep your teeth in place and protect the delicate root surfaces from the oral environment Your gums also frame your teeth to provide an attractive, confident smile. When gum recession occurs, however, the gum tissues shrink away from the teeth, changing how your smile looks and increasing the risk of root decay, damage and erosion. Receded gum tissues do not grow back on their own and do require treatment to disrupt the recession process. Patients often consult our team concerned over the effects of gum recession how it ages their smile. At Advanced Dental Care of Falmouth, our skilled doctors can help pinpoint the source of your gum recession and provide the treatment you need for restoring a healthy gum line and youthful, confident appearance.