Severe gum recession can expose the underlying bony structures to bacterial infection. Over time, the teeth may also become loose or fall out.
A gum graft is an excellent way of restoring gums that have receded. Typically, new tissue is taken from the roof of your mouth and stitched into place. You will return to the practice after about a week to have your stitches removed.
Full recovery from a gum graft can take 1-2 weeks, but most discomfort should pass within a few days. Avoid smoking, stick to soft foods, and take care not to aggravate the treatment site while brushing or flossing to aid your recovery.
To find out more about gum grafting, please call The Smile Gallery on 01342 321 094or click here to book an appointment.
The Smile Gallery is a modern dental clinic with your comfort and satisfaction at its heart from the initial greeting through to the completion of your successful treatment.
We understand that your dental health and appearance are both important to you, so we provide an extensive range of treatments to meet your every need.
All Smile Plan members will receive 20% off all fees* listed. Under the benefits of the plan you will also get the following appointments FREE!
Finance is available at the practice with 0% finance upto 12 months or interesting bearing for up to 5 years!
This could make your treatment very affordable!