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Gingival (gum) recession

More and more people suffer from gingival (gum) recession and its consequences on the aesthetic appearance of their dentition.

This website informs you about the causes, consequences, diagnosis, therapy and prevention of gingival recession.

Gingival (gum) recession

More and more people suffer from gingival (gum) recession and its consequences on the aesthetic appearance of their dentition.

This website informs you about the causes, consequences, diagnosis, therapy and prevention of gingival recession.

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recessions
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abrasion
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What is a gingival (gum) recession?

Gingival recession is a retraction of the gum line with a denudation of the tooth root. Gingival recession can occur on the outside of the dentition or around the entire tooth in periodontitis and after its treatment.

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What is a gingival (gum) recession?

A gingival recession is a retraction of the gum line with a denudation of the tooth root. The recession can occur on the outside of the dentition or around the entire tooth in periodontitis and after its treatment.

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Causes of gingival recessions

The most common cause of gingival recession is incorrect tooth brushing technique, when frequent scrubbing injures the gum line. In addition, known risk factors such as smoking, smokeless tobacco (snus) or piercings have an influence on the formation of gingival recession.

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Causes of gingival recessions

The most common cause of gingival recessions is an incorrect tooth brushing technique, when frequent scrubbing injures the gum line. In addition, known risk factors such as smoking, smokeless tobacco (snus) or piercings have an influence on the formation of gingival recessions.

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Consequences of gingival recessions

The consequences of gingival recession are the exposure of the tooth root, which can lead to hypersensitive teeth, worn tooth necks or even tooth decay. Furthermore, those affected often suffer from the changed appearance of the dentition.

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Consequences of gingival recessions

The consequences of gingival recessions are the exposure of the tooth root, which can lead to hypersensitive teeth, worn tooth necks or even tooth decay. Furthermore, those affected often suffer from the changed appearance of the dentition.

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Diagnosis of gingival recession

The diagnosis of gingival recession is made in the dentist’s office. This is the only way to have the health of the gums properly assessed. In addition to the clinical assessment with a periodontal probe, X-rays are also consulted for the assessment.

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Diagnosis of gingival recession

The diagnosis of gingival recession is made in the dentist’s office. This is the only way to have the health of the gums properly assessed. In addition to the clinical assessment with a periodontal probe, X-rays are also consulted for the assessment.

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Therapy of gingival recessions

The reduction of possible influencing factors and the optimisation of oral hygiene at home are the first step in the therapy of gingival recessions. Further, the denuded tooth roots can be covered again with tooth neck fillings or surgical measures.

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Therapy of gingival recessions

The reduction of possible influencing factors and the optimisation of oral hygiene at home are the first step in the therapy of gingival recessions. Further, the denuded tooth roots can be covered again with tooth neck fillings or surgical measures.

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Prevention of gingival recessions

Optimising oral hygiene at home as well as regular check-ups with a professional dental cleaning at the dentist’s office and giving up tobacco products are the best prevention of gingival recessions.

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Prevention of gingival recessions

Optimising oral hygiene at home as well as regular check-ups with a professional dental cleaning at the dentist’s office and giving up tobacco products are the best prevention of gingival recessions.

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Häufig gestellte Fragen über die Parodontitis

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about gingival (gum) recessions and our answers.

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Häufig gestellte Fragen über die Parodontitis

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about gingival (gum) recessions and our answers.

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