Gum Grafting Procedure

A gum graft is a dental gum surgery used to treat the consequences of gum recession. If receding gums are left untreated, it could ultimately lead to tooth loss. During the gum grafting surgery in NYC, your lost gum tissues will be restored.

Periodontist Dr. Rahmani is nationally recognized as America's Top Periodontist, one of the best periodontist in the region. He is an award-winning expert and contributor to prominent media outlets. Dr. Rahmani provides a full range of periodontal procedures including gum graft surgery to treat conditions as a result of moderate or severe periodontal disease.

What Is a Gum Graft?

Gum graft is a periodontal surgery performed to treat the condition of receding gums due to moderate or more severe periodontal disease. Gum grafting can be carried out on gums that have receded, and while it may improve the appearance of a smile, it can also protect your teeth against the effects of gum recession.

Gum Graft Before and After

What Is Gum Recession?

Gum recession occurs when you lose gum tissue around your teeth. Usually, healthy gums fit snugly around teeth, helping to protect them and creating an attractive smile. Receding gums result in more of the tooth being visible to the point that you may even see the roots. This can cause damage to the bone surrounding the tooth. As the tooth roots are exposed, they can feel more sensitive and could become decayed.

Lots of people have some degree of receding gums as it is often a side effect of advanced gum disease or periodontal disease. Many people don't even realize that their gums have receded as it is a gradual process.

Over time the teeth can begin to look longer, and they may begin to feel more sensitive particularly when eating hot and cold foods.

It is important to treat substantial gum recession as otherwise, it could eventually lead to tooth loss, and the gum graft surgery we perform in our Midtown Manhattan, NYC office can help restore lost tissues.

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NYC Dental Implants Center
121 East 60th St, Ste 6C2,
New York, NY 10065
(60th St. btw Park Ave / Lex Ave)
+1 212-256-0000

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Tuesday, 27 February 2024