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Do you want Relief from Gum Disease?

Any of these Sound/Look familiar?

  • Bleeding Gums when You Brush?
  • Redness and Swelling of gum margins?
  • Friends and Partners noticing Bad Breath and Shying Away?
  • Black/Brown spots in Between Teeth?
  • Teeth getting Looser?
  • Sensitive Teeth?
  • Receding gums or Longer Appearing Teeth?
  • Find out how to treat this Effectively and Efficiently. YOUR health is Worth it.

    With Proven and Safe methods, we will help YOU Get Healthy, Desired Results.

    The good news is that with the advance of LASER gum surgery and gum treatment, and our understanding of the disease, laser periodontal/Gum treatment can be accomplished painlessly, quickly, and with your cooperation, can be kept in remission.

    We have HELPED people Just Like YOU.

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    Gum Recession

    In health, there are two types of gum tissues that surround the tooth.

    1. The part that is around the neck of the tooth is firmly attached to the tooth and underlying bone, and is called attached gingiva. The attached gingiva is immovable and tough, and deflects food as it hits the gum.

    2. Below the attached gingiva is looser gum, or alveolar mucosa. This tissue contains muscle, and is flexible to allow movement of the cheeks and lips. The muscles in the alveolar mucosa are constantly contracting, which pulls on the bottom edge of the attached gingiva. However, normally the attached gingiva is wide and strong enough to act as a barrier, which prevents the gum from being pulled down (receding).

    Adequate attached (hard) gum to prevent
    spontaneous recession. No grafting needed.

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    If you have insufficient attached gingiva to prevent the muscle in the alveolar mucosa from pulling the gum down, the gum slowly continues to recede over time, even if you are looking after yourself.

     

    Insufficient attached gum results in recession starting

    Insufficient attached gum without treament results in continued loss of gum and bone

    Lack of attached gum with resulting recession

    Note gum pulling away when cheek muscle retracted. The bone that previously covered the root has also receded.

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    With the wear and tear of time, even normal attached gum can be worn away, generally from vigorous brushing. This often happens in people with naturally thin tissues, or when the tissues have been stretched during orthodontics.

    If there is still adequate attached gum to act as a barrier to the muscle, the treatment for recession is to ensure further damage isn’t done when brushing.

    However, if the attached gum is worn to the point where it cannot resist the constant pull of the mucosa, recession will continue unless a new hard band of gum is placed. Unchecked, the recession can cause tooth loss as the bone recedes with the tissue and tooth support weakens.

     

    Recession associated with a lack of attached gingiva. The bone has also receded. Untreated, this may result in tooth loss.

    After placement of a gum graft, adequate attached gingiva to prevent further bone/tissue loss.

    Recession with no attached gum. Without treatment, the recession will continue. The root is difficult to clean, leading to plaque formation and inflammation.

    After placement of new attached gum.

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    Gum Grafting

    The replacement of missing attached gum is calledgingival grafting. The muscle that is pulling down on the edge of the gum is first surgically resected and repositioned away from the gum margin. Then a small piece of attached gingiva is taken from the roof of the mouth, just adjacent to the back teeth, and transplanted to the site in question. The new tissue reattaches and reforms a new layer of attached gum, which should last a lifetime with proper care. The roof of the mouth heals quickly, just like a skinned knee might. With this procedure the root is not covered, and the tissue stays at the same level as before, except with attached gingiva at the margin.

    These procedures are very easy on the patient, and rarely require more than over-the-counter pain pills post-operatively (ibuprofen). The most difficult part of the surgery is not chewing on the area for 2 weeks.

     

    Recession with a lack of attached gingiva.

    Gum graft placed, resulting in adequate attached gingiva and health. The root is not covered.

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