If you have noticed the recession of your gums, or if your dentist has informed you of your receding gums, there are five specific reasons it may be occurring. No matter how well you take care of your teeth, your gums may still begin to recede if you have the genetic predisposition. On the flipside, you are more likely to need a gum graft if you do not take very good care of your teeth. Get your smile and your confidence back with a professional gum graft from Dr. Bradshaw.