Gum recession is a common and serious dental concern. In most cases, gum recession is caused by the progression of gum disease either through poor oral hygiene and or tobacco use, but there are alternate causes such as hormones, genetics, and improper brushing habits. Once your gums recede, they will not grow back, even after your gum disease is treated, which can leave them open to continuous infection and teeth looking unsightly and long. Many gum recession treatments are invasive, require multiple appointments, and have long recovery times, which is why Dr. Mariana Conant offers gum rejuvenation therapy through the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST).
Benefits Of Gum Rejuvenation Therapy
No Surgical Grafting – One of the most common treatments of gum
recession aregum grafts. They are done by harvesting a piece of gum tissue from your palate and then stitching it under a flap made of the receding gum line. The recovery from this procedure can be painful and lengthy. [Read more…]