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asymmetric gums
I noticed my lower teeth (3 away from middle) on each side have asymetric gums.  one has a lot more gum tissue than the other and looks normal, but the one on the right has significantly less.  The 4 teeth in between have somewhere in the middle.  The gums otherwise look ok, no redness or bleeding.  No pain.  Is this an indicator of a cosmetic problem or a more serious problem.  I am 28, and have had no tooth problems besides a few cavities in the back.  I brush religiously, floss occasionally (which I will change!) and haven't seen my dentist in a little over a year.  I scheduled an appointment, but they can't get me in for 2 months and I am worried.  Please help!  Thanks.
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it appears that you are having some degree of gum recession. canine and bicuspids tend to have more gum recession than other teeth. There may not be periodontal disease involved.
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