How Do You Stop Receding Gums?


Gum recession is a common dental problem many people develop, and if caught early, your dentist can help you prevent further problems. Newman Family Dental offers periodontal treatments that can repair these problems.

Why is it Important to Treat Receding Gums

One problem that develops from receding gums is the small gaps that form underneath your teeth, which allows bacteria to grow underneath, damaging teeth at the roots. This can result in tooth loss.

Should you ignore this, your gums will continue to recede making the problem grow worse.

Cause of Gum Recession

There are many reasons a person's gums might recede. The most common is due to an periodontal disease, genes or aggressive tooth brushing.

Treatment for Gum Recession

The only way to treat this problem is by going to your dentist.

A dentist will start by cleaning the gaps formed from the damage that has already occurred, deep cleaning the gums and these gaps, to stop the bacteria from eating away at the roots of your teeth.

The next step the dentist may take could include gum pocket depth reduction, gum regeneration or a soft tissue graft. These procedures will fix your current gum recession problem and will help prevent it from occurring again.

Newman Family Dental is the leading dental office in Dearborn offering both general dentistry and a periodontal under the same roof.

We have offered periodontal services to the Dearborn community for over 20 years. All of our dentists and hygienists are highly trained and take pride in making your visit as pain-free and comfortable as possible.

Call us today and we can give you a consultation.

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Dearborn, MI 48124

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3733 S Telegraph Rd
Dearborn, MI 48124