When gum recession occurs, you lose your natural defense against bacterial infection. Union Street Dental Care provides gum grafting treatments to help your gums regenerate, better protecting your mouth against gum disease. Give us a call at 415-922-3886 to learn more about the benefits of a gum graft in San Francisco, California, and to schedule your consultation with one of our experienced dentists.
Gum recession is a major contributor to the development of periodontal disease. In addition to affecting the appearance of your smile, it also results in greater root sensitivity to hot and cold foods. When gum recession is significant, it can expose the root surface, which is softer than tooth enamel.
A gum graft is designed to halt gum recession. There are several different methods of gum grafting. In the most common grafting treatment, a piece of tissue is taken from the roof of the mouth or gently moved from one of the neighboring areas to cover the places where the gums have receded. This allows the gums to regenerate, halting periodontal disease and further recession, and restoring your oral health.
Gum grafting is a highly predictable procedure, and results in healthy gum tissue around your tooth, protecting and stabilizing your teeth. Call us today for more information on gum grafting and to schedule your appointment with Dr. Dintcho and Dr. Shapira at our office.