Soft Tissue Treatment For Gum Recession
Gum Recession

Healthy gum tissue protects your teeth from periodontal disease and sensitivity while giving you a great smile. Routine dental check-ups along with proper brushing are essential for maintaining healthy gums but some patients may require treatment.

Gum recession is sometimes treated by retrieving soft tissue from the roof (palate) of your mouth. However, removing a section of your palate creates pain and discomfort that may not be necessary.

 

gum recession leads to complications beyond esthetics
Before
natural gum line restored
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Why treat gum recession

Aggressive tooth brushing and periodontal disease are two primary causes for recession and can lead to the following:

  • unattractive smile
  • root sensitivity
  • loss of supporting bone
  • tooth decay
  • plaque build-up
  • risk of future recession

Please feel free to contact Dr. Heng Lim with any questions or comments.

I wish you and your family good health, balanced faces and beautiful smiles.

 

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