Soft Tissue Grafting in Greenville
Restore Receding Gum Lines with a Gingival Graft
It may take months to realize that your gums are receding because recession occurs so gradually. There are only a few options for replacement and gum grafting is the most commonly performed procedure to restore the health and appearance of your gums.
Safe and effective, gingival grafts can prevent or correct the following:
- Unattractive appearance of the smile
- Receding gums
- Tooth sensitivity
- Higher risk of tooth decay and gum disease
What Causes Gum Recession?
Receding gums are most commonly caused by prolonged periodontal disease but may also be the result of hormonal imbalance, prescription medications that dry out the mouth, and aggressive brushing. A smoking habit or wearing oral jewelry can also cause you to need a gingival graft.
Soft Tissue Gum Grafts with No Incisions!
An innovative gum grafting technique allows our doctors at Bowman, Padgett and Associates the opportunity to restore your healthy gum lines with less trauma to your gingival tissue. We simply create a tunnel around the affected teeth, protect the root with antibiotic paste, and insert Alloderm grafting material into the tunnel. A special suturing and tacking method allows us to raise the entire gum line into a more ideal position. Your gum tissue is then higher, healthier, and more attractive.
Gum Grafting in Greenville
Our dentists at Bowman, Padgett and Associates offer several techniques to stop gum recession and restore a healthy gum line.
- Tunnel Technique for Connective Tissue
- Traditional Connective Tissue
- Free Gingival Graft
- Alloderm Material Available
Call us at (252) 391-9333 to speak with one of our doctors about soft tissue grafting in Greenville! We are an all-encompassing practice that can cover all of your needs!