Siesta Key Gum Graft
If you are looking for an expert periodontist to provide you with gum grafting, all you need to do is visit us at Russo Periodontics. Our expert and highly regarded periodontist, Dr. John Russo, can provide you with a Siesta Key gum graft to help fix your receding gum problem.
A gum graft is also called a gingival graft. It has also been referred to as periodontal plastic surgery, and is a collective name for several different types of periodontal surgical procedures during which gum tissue is grafted. Gum grafting is used to cover exposed root surfaces to protect the roots, or to improve the appearance of a smile. Often times a gum graft is used so that teeth are protected from further gum recession. Gum recession can occur if you have gum disease, or can even develop because you have been brushing your teeth too often with a toothbrush that is too hard. When a patient has receding gums, it means that the tissue that surrounds the teeth has pulled away from the tooth, and more of the tooth root is exposed. This can cause damage to the supporting bone of the tooth. Gum recession is not a rare problem, as it can affect up to 12% of adults. Gum recession is a very gradual process, which is often not even noticed until it is so severe that it needs treatment. Extreme gum recession can lead to tooth loss, so a gum graft may be needed to save your teeth. There are different types of gum grafting procedures. Our dentist will assess your individual situation and let you know which type of Siesta Key gum graft will work best for you. Our periodontist will also talk to you about where the graft material will be taken from. Sometimes it is removed from the roof of your mouth.
For an appointment to meet with our expert periodontist for a Siesta Key gum graft, or any other type of periodontal care, contact us today.
1704 Bay Road
Sarasota, FL 34239
Siesta Key Gum Disease
Gum disease is notorious for quietly causing destruction on gums and teeth. The worst part? Once it reaches advanced stages, this disease is irreversible—meaning it’s for life. But this doesn’t mean you can’t keep its effects under control. Take the first step by reaching out to Russo Periodontics and finally be rid of Siesta Key gum disease. Time is of the essence, so act quickly.
We’re sure you’ve heard of gum disease before. But maybe you’re not entirely sure about what it is and what it does. Assuming this let’s explore a few of the basics.. It’s a long-term disease that shrinks gums little by little. Latter stages of gum disease (known as Periodontitis) are far more dangerous. At this point, dental bone loss begins to happen. Other symptoms afflict the mouth, too. Some of these include extreme sensitivity to cold and hot beverages, bleeding upon contact, and gum irritation. If you’re struggling with gum disease, look to reduce tartar buildup. One of the best ways of going about this is frequent deep cleanings. Unlike regular cleanings, this alternative eradicates tartar lodged beneath the gum line. Unfortunately, it isn’t curable. But it doesn’t mean you can’t arrest the symptoms. Whatever damage done to both gums and jaw bone can be patched up through periodontal surgery. Visit Russo Periodontics and be well on your way to overcoming Siesta Key gum disease.
Don’t gamble on your oral health. If gum disease is slowly destroying your smile, don’t let it get any worse. Get your smile back to the way you know and love it. All you have to do is make a simple phone call (or shoot an e-mail), to Russo Periodontics. Setup an appointment. And bam! If only all things in life were that simple. Then finally undo the effects of Siesta Key gum disease.
1704 Bay Road
Sarasota, FL 34239