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Gum Recession

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During gum recession, your gums will pull away from your teeth causing pain and your teeth to become weaker. Gum recession does not just happen at old age like you would think, it can happen to people of all ages. It could even happen to a person who has extremely good dental hygiene. 

For obvious reasons gum recession can cause problems to your personal health. Fortunately, you can consult with your dentist if you have receding gums and he can help you understand the causes and even provide a treatment. 

When teeth are healthy, your gum tissue should fit around each tooth like a glove providing your tooth support. In a tooth ...

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