Receded gums can be unsightly, but can also lead to other dental problems.
Receded gum is often painless, although it can cause tooth sensitivity to cold or hot temperature and limit the enjoyment of cold foods and drinks. Receded gums can cause erosion or wearing away of your tooth roots and compromise the foundation of the teeth.
what is it?
Causes of gum recession
Sometimes, diseased gums do not show recession because they are inflamed and slightly swollen, but after effective management of gum disease, recession may take place.
How can we treat gum recession?
Gum graft procedures may be used to restore and rejuvenate receded or aged gum, cover unsightly or sensitive exposed tooth root surfaces, thicken weak and delicate gum, and augment thin or missing tissue around dental implants.
Receded gum may be reversed by:
At Complete Implant and Sedation Dentistry, our dental surgeons can present a clear diagnosis and let you know whether gum grafting or repositioning is suitable for you. Contact our friendly receptionists today to discuss your gum recession problem.
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Implant & Sedation Dentistry
116 Churchill Avenue,
Subiaco WA 6008