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Abrasion just: means an irritation or wound on an area. but gingival recession means your gums are receding or shrinking or pulling back from the teeth they are meant to protect, see your dentist for answers and treatment options ...Read more
Gum recession: Gingival recession during or post ortho tx is always a possibility..... Once the orthodontist is done see a periodontist to evaluate the receded areas......Or you can see him during ortho tx he may be able to graft gum tissue from the roof of the mouth to cover the exposed areas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gum recession: Which hurts the most post op. A subepithelial connective tissue graft or a free gingival tissue graft also from the palate?
Pinhole hurts less: There is a newer approach known as the Piinhole Technique for gum recession. It is minimally invasive and less painful. You can look it up online. ...Read more
How fragile is the gingival attachment during the two month healing phase with the new pinhole surgical technique to correct gum recession?
Perio procedure: Your question is best answered by the surgeon who can actually examine you, knowing your medical and dental history, the specifics of the area and the procedure. Some individuals have thick tough wide gingiva while others have thin fragile tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Major recession bottom teeth. Gingival grafting help to save futher bone loss or just pull them all out? Teeth pretty solid in place. Bone graft to?
Why?: It is important to determine the factors contributing to the root exposure as well as the severity. Root exposure is accompanied by bone loss. A periodontist is best suited to handle this and should complete a thorough assessment. Once you are informed of the options, you may feel differently. At 72, with no mobility to the teeth, your bone is likely good enough for many years. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Resubmitted: can teeth planing and scaling, as a procedure, occur below the underside of a gingival pocket?
Periodontal therapy: Picture this: scaling and root planing inside a gingival pocket can be compared to scraping and cleaning all the junk and lint out of the pocket in your jeans. And the longer that junk has been in there the deeper your pocket grows. Only your dentist, with specialized tools and procedures can get it out. Once its clean, the pocket shrinks gradually to a more healthy and manageable situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers