Gum Recession Treatment - Falmouth, MA
Reverse the Effects of an Aging Smile
Gum Recession Affects Appearance, Comfort and Oral Health
An important part of a healthy smile, gum tissues help keep your teeth in place and protect the delicate root surfaces from the oral environment Your gums also frame your teeth to provide an attractive, confident smile. When gum recession occurs, however, the gum tissues shrink away from the teeth, changing how your smile looks and increasing the risk of root decay, damage and erosion. Receded gum tissues do not grow back on their own and do require treatment to disrupt the recession process. Patients often consult our team concerned over the effects of gum recession how it ages their smile. At Advanced Dental Care of Falmouth, our skilled doctors can help pinpoint the source of your gum recession and provide the treatment you need for restoring a healthy gum line and youthful, confident appearance.
Signs & Symptoms That Indicate Gum Recession
Gum Grafting: Proven to Restore a Healthy Gum Line
A range of factors may lead to gum recession, including gum disease, genetics, tobacco use, and parafunctional aspects like teeth grinding and oral piercings. No matter the source behind your gum recession, repairing the gum line to a healthier position on the teeth is paramount in protecting your oral health and smile. At Advanced Dental Care of Falmouth, we offer time-tested gum grafting techniques proven to reverse the effects of gum recession. Gum grafting treats gum recession by replacing lost tissue with gum tissues from other areas of your mouth or a biocompatible donor source. Our team precisely covers exposed root surfaces by suturing gum tissue samples to existing gums. Given time the heal, the new tissue integrates seamlessly to return the gum line to a proper, more attractive level.
Board Certified Care for Gum Recession
Our board certified periodontist has advanced expertise in diagnosing and treating gum recession, and over 26 years of performing skilled gum grafting techniques to correct the effects of this common condition. We offer oral sedation and effective local anesthetics to reduce any anxiety you may have and ensure your experience is comfortable and pleasant. If gum recession is affecting the quality of your smile, comfort and dental health, let us reverse these effects with our gentle, proven gum grafting techniques.
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