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How to prevent Gum recession?

Taking care of your gums is important to prevent gingival recession. Plaque and calculus more commonly known as tartar can cause gum recession. Also faulty teeth brushing method is a common reason for developing sensitivity of teeth, also leads to gum recession. We can give you tips to prevent recession and keep your gums healthy.

Adopting a Proper Brushing technique and having regular dental checkups is an important part of your oral hygiene maintenance. Some recommendations from us at The Dental Retreat for proper brushing technique is to:

  • Use a soft bristled brush and Position your toothbrush at a 45-degree to the gums.
  • Move the brush back and forth with short gentle strokes for the outer and inner surfaces.
  • Move horizontally on the chewing surfaces of the teeth.
  • Follow correct flossing method and do it regularly.
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