Dr. David's

Pearls of Wisdom

What is gum recession?

It is when the gums pull away from the tooth. Which then expose more tooth than the normal. When this occurs the tooth is more prone to getting a cavity, sensitivity  and even becoming loose. In this case a gum graft surgery will be needed.

What is a gum graft?

The gum graft procedure is a surgery. It involves taking  tissue  from the roof of the mouth and then grafted to the area of recession.

What are the causes?

Excessive brushing, periodontal disease, trauma and position of teeth. If gone untreated tooth lose can occur.

Gum Recession Bolton MA Dentist

The results are pretty amazing and can be done right in our office with the Periodontist!