dental recession

Gingivitis

Gum Disease

Gum Disease (Periodontal disease) is a widespread condition that is often slow-moving and hard to detect outside a professional dental setting. It affects bone encompassing teeth and causes it to degrade. It is a higher cause of tooth loss than even dental decay. In many cases, it is not painful and goes unnoticed until the

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recession

Dental Recession

Dental Recession is a common treatable condition often seen at St. Lawrence Dentistry. In health the gum (gingival) margin normally extends about 1mm above the ‘cementoenamel junction’ or ‘CEJ’. This is a slightly visible anatomical border identified on a tooth. The CEJ is the location where the enamel, which covers the anatomical crown of a

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