How Are Receding Gums Treated?

Mild Gum Recession

For mild gum recession, your dentist can perform a deep cleaning (also known as tooth scaling and root planning) on the affected area. This procedure removes plaque and tartar that has built up on the teeth and root surfaces below the gum line.

Then the exposed root area is smoothed to make it more difficult for bacteria to attach itself. Sometimes antibiotics may be prescribed to get rid of any remaining harmful bacteria.

Severe or Excess Gum Recession

If you have excess bone loss, then you may require gum surgery to repair the damage caused by receding gums.

If you would like to have your receding gums treated, please book an appointment today!

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