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Gingival Recession

It is defined as the displacement of marginal gingiva to the cementoenamel junction. There is a loss of the periodontal connective tissue fibres and the alveolar bone. It is caused due to inflammatory periodontal diseases, ulcerations of the gingiva, trauma to the gingival margins, and gingival ischemia. It is treated by using gingival grafts, scaling, and root planing.

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I have gingivitis and gingival recession, along with a purplish discoloration in my gums. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have gingivitis, and now my gums are a bit purple. I also think my gums are receding. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagnik Biswas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I can understand the situation you are going through right now. But do you have any habits like smoking or drinking alcohol? Then, I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Use a soft bristle toothbrush and brush twice d...  Read Full »

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