Receding Gums? Here’s Why

2019-05-09T20:03:38-06:00

Did you know that soft-bristled toothbrushes are recommended by the American Dental Association over stiff-bristled brushes? There’s a reason that a gentler scrub is recommended by dental professionals everywhere: a heavy hand while brushing with stiff bristles not only scratches tooth enamel but actually contributes to a receding gumline and the need for a gum graft procedure in Denver. However, improper brushing isn’t the only culprit of receding gums—several issues could be contributing to your disappearing gum tissues. Below, learn more about the “how” and the “why” behind gum recession. […]