Posted on August 5 2014

Gum recession and bone loss

Just the other day I had a friend share with me that she noticed when looking in the mirror that her gums are receding and her roots are getting exposed and notched. She asked me — what causes this? I thought it was a good question and that I would share the answer with all of you. If you had asked me the same question 20 years ago in dental school the answer would have come quickly — you are brushing too hard and/or incorrectly. I would have answered it almost as a reflex even though this never really made sense to me for several reasons. o view more on this article or other articles please click here. Gum recession and bone loss .….. and more