Receding gums is a serious dental issue. If left untreated, you risk dealing with tooth loss. Your smile is a very important part of your identity. You should be able to preserve it so it can last as long as you live. If you are dealing with receding gums and need a solution, Skyway Dental Care in Burlington, ON will be able to help. Our practice offers a gum grafting service for our patients. We make sure that with this procedure, the gum will build up where it has initially receded.
A gum graft is usually performed by a periodontist. There are several different gum grafts that are available, but they depend on the severity of the gum recession and the patient’s individual needs. You will discuss surgical options with the periodontist to ensure that you choose the best option based on your needs. The procedure will not be a painful process since you will be injected with a local anesthetic. They may also lift some of the currently existing gum in order to expose the roots of the tooth and clean it.
There are three different types of gum grafts that are available. Depending on your condition, your periodontist will give you options on which one will be best for you. The procedures are as follows:
If you believe that you need a gum graft, please contact Skyway Dental Care in Burlington, ON. We will set you up with an initial examination and go over your options regarding a gum graft procedure.