When you notice your smile in the mirror or in a photograph, do you see teeth that are well sized or do they seem to be looking too long? Have those same teeth become sensitive to hot and cold temperatures of different foods and beverages? The problem may be that you have gum recession, which can expose the sensitive roots of your teeth. With gum grafting, your periodontist in Worcester builds up your natural looking gum line in order to cover exposed roots and create an attractive smile. Read on to learn more about receding gums and the gum graft procedure.
August 19, 2017
March 21, 2017
Take a look at your smile in the mirror. What do you see? Most people see teeth and a bit of gum tissue. However, if you see a lot of tooth and very little soft tissue, then you may have gum recession. Receding gums cannot only make your smile less attractive, they can also cause severe tooth sensitivity. In this case, speak to your Worcester periodontist about gum grafting. Dr. Handsman and Dr. Jenny are both experts in performing gum graft surgery so you can smile confidently and eat a varied diet without discomfort.
December 18, 2016
Have you noticed that some of your teeth are beginning to look a bit longer than usual? Or maybe you have a couple of teeth that are particularly sensitive to hot or cold foods and beverages? If so, then the problem may be that your gums are receding and some of your teeth’s roots are exposed. Gum grafting in Worcester helps to prevent further gum tissue loss, so you can once again have a smile that is healthy and attractive.