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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Receding gums

04/23/2009

Question:

can u wear dentures if u have receding gums

Answer:

Some people tolerate dentures better than others. However, "receding gums" is a problem for the remaining teeth, but not a reason for denture problems generally. In fact, almost every person who wears dentures more than likely started out with receding gums around their teeth.

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Response by:

Ed A McGlumphy, DDS, MS Ed A McGlumphy, DDS, MS
Professor of Restorative/Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University