You can experience gum recession at any age, even if you regularly practice proper oral hygiene.
If gum recession is left untreated, bacteria can build up in the pockets between your teeth and gums, causing serious oral health issues.
The doctors at Periodontal Associates of Jackson, P.A., in Jackson, MS, offer advanced treatments to restore your gum health.
Stages of Gum Disease
Gum recession is often linked to periodontal disease. Let's first look at how the condition progresses...
Our esteemed periodontists, Roger B. Parkes and R. Clarke Stewart, use the latest technologies and state-of-the-art techniques to diagnose and treat gum recession and other gum disease issues using a treatment plan customized to your oral health and smile goals. Schedule your oral health consultation today to learn more.
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Dr. Roger Parks and his staff are extremely professional and compassionate! Their personal attention was invaluable to me before, during, and after my surgery! Very grateful!View on Google
I am so thankful to Dr. Roger Parks for making me smile. I have always disliked my gummy smile and his expertise was amazing. I didn’t know I could do anything about it until I came to Periodontics of Jackson. His staff is great and so was my experience!View on Google
Causes of Gum Recession
There are a number of factors that can cause your gums to recede:
- Periodontal disease
- Overly aggressive brushing or flossing
- Ill-fitting dental appliances
- Misalignment of one or more teeth
- Trauma to gum tissue
- Smoking or use of other tobacco products
- Grinding or clenching your teeth
- Poor oral health
- Hormonal changes during puberty, pregnancy, or menopause
- Lip or tongue piercings that rub against the gum line
Our Gum Recession Procedures
Our high-tech practice specializes in compassionate periodontal care...
Concerned about Costs?
Periodontal treatments are usually covered by insurance to some extent. We will gladly reach out to your carrier to check on coverage. If you have out-of-pocket costs, monthly payment plans through CareCredit® are gladly accepted.