Soft Tissue Grafting
Treating Your Gum RecessionThere are several ways that your gum recession can be treated. First, a professional cleaning can be used to stop the recession. This procedure is known as scaling and root planing, and it can help the gums to heal so that they don't recede further.
If you need more extensive treatment, a gum graft is often recommended. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, this option can repair the wounded areas where recession has occurred, and it can also help to prevent future infections.
Types of GraftsThere are several different types of gum grafts available if this is the treatment option that you need to pursue, and your periodontist will help you to choose the right option:
Are you concerned that your gums might be receding? Talk to our office about ways to treat the problem.