Attraction Of Gum
One of the most important factors causing tooth loss is receding gum. Receding of gum is the movement of the gum through root tip. This is not only the movement of the gum but also a sign of bone resorption around the root.
What are the causes of receding gums?
Cumulation off plaque and tartar
Chronic trauma to front teeth by behaviors such as finger nail biting, pencil biting
Bad mouth hygiene
Miss-use of toothpicks.
Bruxism (compressing teeth)
What are the symptoms of receding gums?
Hypersensitivity of dentine to cold, hot, sweet and sour things
Due to gum loss, black spaces and esthetical problems because the teeth appear longer.
Dental pulp problems
Bone loss and loose tooth over time
Treatment of receding gums
Elimination of the cause of receding?
In case of excessive receding, surgical treatment is necessary