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Using Gum Grafting to Treat Gum Disease

March 17, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — lincolnparkperio @ 1:10 pm
Computer illustration of a gum grafting procedure

What will happen during your gum disease treatment? Obviously, the bacteria causing the infection will have to be removed, but your periodontist will also have to do something about the damage that the gum tissues have already suffered. Gum recession is a common consequence of advanced gum disease, and to treat it the lost tissue will likely need to be restored via gum grafting. If you or a loved one has gum disease in Dallas, then you should be aware of how gum grafting might be used to combat it.