If you are suffering from gum recession (a shrinking of the gums at the level of the dental roots) or a loss of density of these tissues, it is important to address the problem. These conditions can have major aesthetic and functional consequences. In order to strengthen the gums and limit these adverse effects, a gum graft must be performed. Your dentist at General Dentist Solutions in Ottawa has a few options to meet your needs.
What other factors contribute to gum recession?
- Genetics (naturally thin gums);
- Brushing your teeth too vigorously;
- Wearing an oral piercing;
- Bruxism (night-time teeth grinding);
- Poor oral hygiene.
Are you considering getting dental implants to replace one or more of your missing teeth? If so, there are certain criteria that must be met in order for you to benefit from dental implants.Read more
Gum recession is a common problem among the population and can be caused by several factors. In all cases, the consequences are the same and can significantly affect oral and dental health.Read more
Root canal treatment
Root canal treatment is part of endodontics, a discipline of dentistry that focuses on the dental pulp, the central part of the teeth that contains the nerves and blood vessels.Read more