Gum Recession Causes

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Gum Recession Prevention

Some of the best ways to prevent gum recession include:

  • Using the Right Brushing Technique
  • Avoiding Clenching and Grinding the Teeth
  • Receiving Treatment for Misalignment of the Teeth
  • Breaking Bad Habits that Irritate the Gums
  • Wearing a Nightguard
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What Causes Gum Recession in Las Vegas & Henderson, NV?

Gum Recession Causes:

Gum recession has a variety of causes and is often a result of a combination of factors. Some of these factors include: 

  • Periodontal Disease
  • Genetics
  • Brushing Technique
  • Poor Dental Hygiene
  • Hormones
  • Tobacco Product Use
  • Bruxism
  • Crooked or Misaligned Teeth
  • Oral piercings
  • Orthodontics

What Causes Gum Recession in Las Vegas & Henderson, NV?

There are many reasons patients experience receding gums. Some of the most common causes experienced by patients of Dr. David J. Trylovich, Dr. Ryan S. Gifford, Dr. Brian P. Mantor, and Dr. Gary D. Goaslind in Las Vegas include:

Poor dental health and hygiene
Patients who have not taken good care of their teeth and gums are at risk of gum recession and periodontal disease.
Untreated periodontal disease
When periodontal disease (also called gum disease) is not diagnosed and treated, it can create an environment where the gums begin to pull back from the teeth as if they are shrinking.
Aggressive tooth brushing
The wrong brushing methods can actually be harmful to the gum tissues. Many people who complain of gum recession are making it worse because they are brushing too aggressively.
Family history of gum recession
If your parents and siblings have had gum recession, you are more likely to have it, too.
Oral piercings
Jewelry of the tongue or lips can rub against gum tissues, causing irritation and eventual gum recession.
Tobacco product use
Smoking and using chewing tobacco take a toll on the gums as well as the rest of the mouth, esophagus, and lungs. Often times, receding gums can be traced back to heavy tobacco usage.

Of course, it is always important to talk with a periodontist if your gums are not healthy. Dr. Trylovich, Dr. Gifford, Dr. Mantor, and Dr. Goaslind can explain what causes gum recession in Las Vegas, and are ready to give you a thorough understanding of your treatment options based on your personal dental history. These may include recommendations for procedures like the advanced Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™), a revolutionary method of tackling the problem of gum recession. Please call our office now and set up your appointment.

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Non-Invasive Gum Recession Treatment.

Have you noticed lately that your gums have begun to pull away from your teeth? Are your teeth sensitive to hot and cold temperatures? If you have gum recession, the Pinhole Surgical Technique™ may be one way to get on the road to excellent oral well-being.

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Meet Our Doctors

Dr. David J. Trylovich, Dr. Ryan S. Gifford, Dr. Brian P. Mantar

Las Vegas Location

3811 W. Charleston, #201
Las Vegas, NV 89102
 
Call us: (702) 259-1943

Henderson Location

70 N. Pecos Rd., Suite B
Henderson, NV 89074


Call us: (702) 750-9875

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