Receding gums are a very common dental condition that can sneak up on you over time without you even realizing it. Aside from just being unpleasant to look at, receding gums can make you much more susceptible to having bacteria build up in between your teeth, which can lead to further gum disease.
Although you can’t really reverse the recession of gums, you can make certain lifestyle choices and eat certain foods to prevent any further receding. This is why I’m going to show you five ways to naturally stop receding gums.
What Are Receding Gums?
In order for you to live a gum recession-free life you first have to understand exactly what causes gums to recede and the full impact that this has on your dental health.
Gum recession is when the part of your gums that surround your teeth start to wear away. This causes more of the tooth, and even the tooth’s root, to be exposed. This results in gaps or “pockets” to form in between the teeth which allow room for disease-causing bacteria to build up.
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