Gum Recession Causes:

Gum recession has a variety of causes and is often a result of a combination of factors. Some of these factors include: 

  • Periodontal Disease
  • Genetics
  • Brushing Technique
  • Poor Dental Hygiene
  • Hormones
  • Tobacco Product Use
  • Bruxism
  • Crooked or Misaligned Teeth
  • Oral piercings
  • Orthodontics

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Gum Recession Prevention

Some of the best ways to prevent gum recession include:

  • Using the Right Brushing Technique
  • Avoiding Clenching and Grinding the Teeth
  • Receiving Treatment for Misalignment of the Teeth
  • Breaking Bad Habits that Irritate the Gums
  • Wearing a Nightguard
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Tired of Dealing with Receding Gums in Denver, NC? We Can Help.

Are you suffering from gums that have pulled back from your teeth? This condition is known as gum recession. Many patients come to Dr. Monte McCourt to discuss their receding gums because they realize that having exposed root surfaces is not conducive for optimum dental health in Denver, NC.  In fact, it can lead to further issues such as damaged tooth structure, root surface cavities, or even tooth loss.

What Causes Gums to Recede?

Your gums are likely receding because of either one of the following factors, or a combination of several of them:

  • You have periodontitis, which is the primary cause of gum recession.
  • You are brushing in an aggressive manner, essentially irritating the gum tissues around the teeth and causing them to recede.
  • You have crooked or misaligned teeth, or tend to clench and grind your teeth, which places undue pressure on the gums and often results in recession.
  • Your lip, tongue, or cheek jewelry is aggravating the gum tissues of your mouth.
  • You have a genetic predisposition to having periodontitis, and therefore gum recession.
  • You are using tobacco products, and those products are harming your gum tissues.
  • You have a history of poor or inconsistent oral hygiene.


Of course, to get a full picture of why you are experiencing this concern, you will need to make an appointment with Dr. McCourt. Together, you can discuss the topic of how to deal with your gum recession in Denver, NC.

Your Gums Can Be Restored – Act Now!

There are many procedures used by Dr. McCourt to treat patients with gum recession in Denver, NC and the surrounding region. Some, like the Pinhole Surgical Technique™, are minimally invasive. Do not delay – act now and schedule your consultation to prevent further gum recession from occurring.

Our Office

Our Office


West LKN Dentistry
Dr. Monte McCourt


Address:
510 N. Hwy 16
Denver, NC 28037

New Patients: (704) 771-1616
Current Patients: (704) 966-1778

About Us

About Us

Using the latest state of the art technology, our experienced staff works together as a team to give you exceptional quality treatment from the time you walk in for your initial visit.

Dr. McCourt believes that making your smile the best it can be will go a long way towards improving your quality of life.