Unfortunately, gum recession is caused by many factors and may progress rapidly. It is, therefore, not always easy for a patient to identify this problem quickly.
Nonetheless, if you see the following symptoms of gum recession, you should consult your dentist:
- Increased sensitivity to cold, heat as well as sugary foods.
- Tooth appearing longer because of an exposed root, which negatively affects the aesthetics of a smile.
- Affected teeth may become loose