Preventing Gum Recession

Taking good care of your mouth and sticking with a good oral hygiene regimen will help to prevent gum recession. You should:

  • Regularly visit Dr. Wall for annual checkups
  • Avoid tobacco use
  • Eat a healthy, unrefined diet
  • Use a soft bristle toothbrush
  • Use a proper tooth brushing technique
  • Correct TMJ problems
  • Address clenching and grinding teeth

Some Factors Include

There are many factors that can cause gum recession. Some of these factors include:

  • Periodontal disease
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Aggressive tooth brushing
  • Hormonal fluctuations
  • Teeth grinding or clenching
  • A poor bite (TMJ)
  • Lip or tongue piercings
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Dental Solutions, Inc
Dr. Judson Wall
235 S 400 E
Bountiful, UT

New Patients: (801) 685-1197
Current Patients: (801) 298-1812

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