Our dentists provide gum graft surgery, also commonly known as gingival gum surgery, to our patients at Distinctive Dental Care. What is this surgery and how can it help you? Many of our patients are interested in learning about more recovery tips to help manage the pain after their procedure. Continue reading to learn some recovery tips if you are planning on having a gum graft surgery.
A gum graft is typically needed for patients who have receding gums. This can be caused by genetics, over brushing, or orthodontia. The procedure involves cutting the tissue from the roof of your mouth and then cutting the gums from around your tooth. Your dentist will then stitch up the new donor tissue.
The following are a few tips if you are planning on having a gum graft surgery.
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