Need to Know: Gingival Grafts

A gingival graft or gum graft is a dental procedure sometimes needed if your gums have receded and the roots of your teeth are exposed.

Key points:

– Gum grafts protect exposed roots after treatment for gum disease.

– Gum grafts can help reduce pain and tooth sensitivity.

– Gum grafts can improve the gum line and your smile.

Gum disease can be treated if caught early. See your dentist for regular checkups and advice on keeping your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.

“gingival graft may be done for several reasons, including excessive gum recession.”

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