I have developed a receding gum line. What can I do to address it?
Steven E. Roth, DMD
Dentist, WebMD Medical Expert
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
See your dentist for an evaluation of your gums. There are terrific grafting procedures available to correct these problems. Gum tissue is the only barrier between bacteria and the bones that support your teeth. So you need to have the correct amount of protection.