When the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away or pulls back, it’s called gum recession. With gum recession, gaps (called pockets) form between the teeth. Bacteria can easily build up there.
Gum recession is not something you want to ignore. Dr. James E. LoCascio of Highland Advanced Dental Care in Highland Township, MI, can treat your gum recession.
Dr. LoCascio is trained in the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique. This is a fast and effective technique where Dr. LoCascio makes a pinhole in the receding gums, then gently moves the gum tissue around to cover the parts of the tooth that should be covered.