If your mouth is healthy and normal, the visible surface area of each of your teeth is about half of the entire tooth, with a large portion under your gum tissue and jawbone. Gingival recession (commonly known as gum recession) is a widespread condition in which soft gum tissue retreats toward your tooth roots. It’s estimated that 23% of adults in the U.S. have one or more tooth surfaces with more than 3mm of gum recession. The prevalence and severity increases with age, with at least 40% of young adults and up to 88% of older adults with at least one area of gum recession measuring 1mm or larger. You can avoid the negative consequences of this condition with gum recession treatment in Chicago, IL. At Millennium Periodontics, our skilled periodontists identify the underlying cause, then determine the best non-surgical or surgical option to treat it and prevent reoccurrence.
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