Do dentists always mention receeding gums ?


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I have a feeling my gums on my bottom front teeth are receeded because they look lower than my other teeth nearby and theres a gap . I visited a dentist in early september and she didn't mention it she only told me they were really inflamed after being cleaned . Am i just being paranoid ?
 
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I'm sorry, it's really hard taking a decent picture of your own teeth . I sont know if this is useful but I tried
 

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You have a labial frenum which is attached at a high position between those incisors. It's not so much that your gums are receding but that the attachment is pulling the gums away. I would go to a periodontist for a possible frenum release.
 
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