What Will Be Done?

AlloDerm, an acellular dermal matrix will be placed to partially or completely cover the exposed root surface
Your own gum will cover the graft

Receding Gums

What is Gingival Recession or Receding Gums?

Receding gums (gingival recession) refers to a loss of gum tissue resulting in exposure in the roots of the teeth. Gum recession is a common problem in adults over the age of 40, but it may also occur starting from the teens.

Problems caused by Gingival Recession

Increased likelihood of cavities on the root
Root sensitivity
Unfavourable appearance
Sites with recession are prone to progression
*Most insurance plans cover this treatment

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