Frequently Asked Questions: Gum Recession Treatment

Question: When does gum recession have to be fixed?


If gum recession goes untreated, you may experience loss of bone, loosening teeth, painful chewing and eventual tooth loss. It is time to fix your gum recession when the following conditions occur:

  • Significant bone loss
  • Lose of attached tissue
  • Cavities in the roots
  • Root sensitivity to touch or cold
  • Cosmetic concerns