- Gum disease from a build-up of bacteria along the gum line is the most common cause of receding gums.
- Brushing teeth too hard, particularly with a stiff-bristled toothbrush, can result in the gums pulling away.
- Brushing, flossing and regular dentist appointments to remove plaque aids good oral health."It’s important to invest in a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush your teeth gently yet thoroughly in order to effectively remove plaque at the gum line and keep your gum tissue safe and healthy."
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