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Phone: (506) 2289-4040

Address: Escazú, Centro Comercial

Country Plaza, Second floor.

E-mail: ddsdental@ddsdentalcr.com

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(305) 600-2404

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Gum Treatment

Gum tissue protects your teeth from disease and helps produce a great smile. However, when you experience gum tissue loss around your teeth, it can be the beginning of serious oral health problems. Exposed tooth roots are the result of gum recession. Recession is never normal, regardless of a person’s age. There are many causes:

  • Periodontal disease.

  • Overly aggressive brushing.

  • Anatomic susceptibility.

  • Tooth position.

If recession progresses, without treatment, it can lead to cosmetic compromises, tooth sensitivity, tooth/root decay, and even tooth loss.

Natural gum regeneration is the most common treatment for recession. There are several techniques to treat exposed roots but most common ones are:

  • Connective tissue grafts

  • Gingival grafts and Alloderm® grafts which is an acellular dermal matrix derived from donated human skin tissue supplied.