The gums that surround and hold the teeth in place in your mouth can be affected by a number of conditions that can result in them receding…or moving away from the teeth.
The few main causes of gum recession are 1) brushing too hard 2) bruxism or clenching/grinding of your teeth 3) genetics 4) a history of braces 5) smoking 6) full-blown gum disease or periodontitis.
So the big question is “Will they ever grow back”?
Unfortunately no. Once the damage is done, then that’s the best you can do…for the rest of your life!
What you can do is actually fix them.
There are many ways to do this, unfortunately, all of them ...