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If you begin to experience gum recession then it would be very beneficial if you sought out early treatment. This is mainly because gum recession is a major warning sign that you may be in the very beginning stages of gum disease. Gum disease is important to treat when it is in its early stages in order to avoid it developing into advanced gum disease.
Gum Grafting: The Traditional Way To Treat Gum Recession
Traditionally gum grafting was considered the main form of treatment for gum recession. This is partly because it allowed the unhealthy tissue within a patient’s mouth to be replaced with healthy gum tissue that was taken from other parts of the patient’s mouth. While effective this form of gum recession treatment was also very invasive for the patient. Thanks to advancements in dentistry less invasive forms of gum recession treatment have emerged. One form is known as the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™).
What Is the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™)?
The Pinhol ...
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Do you have gum disease symptoms such as swollen, red gum tissue or receding gums? If so, you’re not the only one. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that half of the adult population aged 30 and over in the United States has periodontal disease. Fortunately, you can improve your oral health by visiting your periodontist as soon as possible for treatment. Here are four treatments that can improve your gum health and potentially prevent your disease from progressing:
Guided Tissue Regeneration
Bone loss is a common consequence of advanced gum disease. Guided tissue regeneration supports the body in regenerating lost bone tissue. It also increases your chances of retaining your natural teeth instead of losing them to gum disease. Dr. Keith Chertok is a skilled periodontist who offers guided tissue regeneration to patients who need gum disease treatment.
Periodontal disease leads to the destruction of gum tissue, which can cause the gum line ...
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New advances have been made in the field of gum disease treatment. Modern laser gum treatment is more effective and more comfortable than in the past.
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Keith Chertok, DDS
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