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Receding Gum Treatment

Receding gums can lead to exposure of the roots of the teeth, leaving them vulnerable to damage. Gum tissue becomes recessed and changes the position of the gums in relation to the teeth. There are a number of common causes of receding gums. Not all causes are medical, however. Using a hard brush, or brushing and flossing too vigorously can cause your gums to recede. You may have receding gums if you have a genetic predisposition to the condition. People with abnormal tooth position may also develop receding gums over time.

Grinding your teeth in your sleep – a condition known as bruxism – can lead to a number of problems including receding gums. More commonly, gum recession is caused by trauma to the gums, either through injury or infection. Most causes of receding gums are treatable with general dentistry at Green Dental. We can assess the needs of our Alexandria, VA, patients and offer suitable treatment options.

Relief for Bleeding or Swollen Gums

Bleeding or swollen gums are a symptom of an underlying issue, such as gum disease. Green Dental can provide you with relief for bleeding or swollen gums. We provide therapies that treat both the symptoms and causes of your condition. Green Dental provides excellence in dentistry for Alexandria, VA, patients and those from surrounding areas. Whether you need a simple cleaning, or root planing and scaling, Green Dental can provide you with your treatments all in one place.

Convenience and understanding are core principles of Green Dental. We aim to provide our Alexandria patients with fast and effective treatments in a friendly and relaxed environment. Your Green Dental team is made up of dental professionals, dedicated to providing you with excellence in dentistry and service.

Contact Green Dental of Alexandria today if you are having problems with receding, bleeding or swollen gums. We will book you an appointment right away and ensure you receive treatment at our Green Dental offices.

Patient Reviews

Green Dental of Alexandria - Alexandria Dentist

4.8/ 5.0

Based on 179 reviews

Jennifer B.

I just had my first appointment at Green Dental and I couldn't be happier with their service. I tend to be nervous when going to the dentist, but all of the staff were very welcoming and nice. The exam chair massages your back as you're getting your cleaning and there's a television on the ceiling to distract you from dental work. The cleaning and evaluation was very gentle. Thanks, Green Dental!

Stephen J.

Top shelf dental care. Convenient location via METRO/King Street Station. Patient's dental chair features back massage capability along with TV viewing (CNN). Dr. Hye Park is very smooth. Dental experience beyond compare. I actually enjoy going to the dentist now.

Caryl M.

Once again, even the cleaning was uneventful. Love being able to look outside while I'm in the chair. Dr. Park has the most gentle & tiny hands ! Love this place and the staff.

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