Collagen Gum Grafting in San Diego
Have you recently noticed that your teeth are appearing longer than before?
Do you feel as if you've developed a "toothy" smile or are
the roots of your teeth exposed? If you are experiencing any of the above
signs, they may be an indication that your gums are receding.
Gum recession is a common occurrence and can be easily caused by overly aggressive tooth
brushing, tooth grinding, and
periodontal disease. Common side effects of gum recession include sensitivity to hot or cold liquids.
It's important to understand that gum recession is a serious problem
that you don't want to ignore.
Dr. Roya Mirkhan will help you determine the causes of your gum recession and will provide
you with treatment options to get the problem under control.
Gum grafting is an excellent treatment option that can reverse the damage and stop
further recession that can ultimately lead to tooth loss.
Receding gums can cause your tooth roots to be exposed, which lead to a
number of oral health problems. Elongated teeth and receding gums are
not attractive, and you will want to fix the problem for both
cosmetic and oral health reasons. Dr. Roya Mirkhan can use collagen gum grafting
to cover one or several exposed roots, and to even out your gum line for
a more esthetic appearance, and to reduce sensitivity.
Collagen Gum Grafting vs. Traditional Gum Grafts
Traditionally, surgery for receding gums can be painful because tissue
from the roof of the mouth is removed and transplanted to replace lost
gum tissue. But, Dr. Roya Mirkhan can use another effective, yet less
invasive alternative. We simply use a collagen matrix to cover exposed
roots and restore the form and function of your gums. Collagen gum grafting
is an attractive alternative to patients because there is no need to cut
open the roof of the mouth in this procedure.
Collagen gum grafting offers a number of benefits which dramatically improve
your oral health and boost self-confidence:
- Prevents tooth decay
- Prevents bone and tooth loss
- Alleviate sensitivity to hot and cold liquids
- Sculpt a more aesthetically pleasing gum line
Contact us today!
If you have receding gums or if your gums have been ravaged by the effects
of gum disease, we invite you to contact
Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center to discuss collagen gum grafting. This procedure can be done on single
teeth or multiple teeth in the comfort of our office. Our patients appreciate
our approach to
periodontal care because we strive to make it as non-invasive as possible.
If you are a candidate for gum grafting, we look forward to explaining
your options and creating a treatment plan that will deliver exceptional