Gum recession is when your gums begin to pull away from your teeth due to periodontal disease, injury, or some other reason. It won’t be much fun to deal with, we can assure you. Watch this video clip from the ADA to learn more about this condition and its dangers. Then get in touch to schedule a general dentistry appointment that can help you prevent or treat your gum disease before it ever comes to that. All you have to do is call Dr. Martin and Smiles of Punta Gorda at 941-585-0424 to request your next easy visit to the dentist in Punta Gorda, FL.