Gum Grafting

Gum Grafting Can Correct Gum Recession Caused By Periodontal Disease

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Gum Grafting Is Needed If:

Recession can be limited to one tooth or many and have symptoms including:

  • Root Exposure on One or More Teeth
  • Root Sensitivity
  • Inflammation of the Tissues
  • Cavities
  • Esthetic Concerns
  • Gum Disease
  • Bone and Gum Deterioration
  • Tooth Loss
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Why Choose Gum Recession Surgery in Longview, TX

Sometimes, patients who have gum recession do not have enough gum tissue at the site of the receding gum line to immediately perform a gum recession surgical procedure. In these cases, Dr. Alejandro Kovacs and Dr. Tom M. Smith may recommend procedures for gum grafting in Longview, TX.

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What to Expect From Gum Grafting

During a gum graft, we will very carefully extricate gum tissue from another area within your mouth, often the palate. This tissue sample will be attached to the site of the receding gums. Over time, it will naturally become part of the existing gum line, looking and feeling like it always belonged there.

Gum Grafting Procedure

Because gum grafting in Longview, TX often requires more than one surgical site, it is a more involved procedure than other types of gum recession surgeries. It may also take more time to heal. However, we will ensure that you experience as little discomfort as possible, and that you understand every step we will take to get you the smile you deserve.

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FAQs About  Gum Grafting

#1: Is gum grafting safe?
Gum grafts are considered a safe method of treating gum recession. Periodontists Dr. Kovacs and Dr. Smith have been well trained in this technique.
#2: Will my insurance pay for gum grafting surgery?
Depending upon the dental or health insurance you have, you may pay more or less out of pocket. During your initial consultation with us, we can discuss your insurance and, if needed, financing options.
#3: Will a gum graft treat my gum recession?
If Dr. Kovacs and Dr. Smith recommend a gum graft, we are certain that it will be the right way for you to make your receding gums a past experience. To schedule your appointment for gum recession treatment in Longview, TX, contact our office today.

 As a new patient to our practice, we like to start by getting to know you better.

This begins with a thorough exam that introduces the patients to what a healthy mouth consists of. You should expect an experience unlike most other dental visits; informative and health-centered. Whether you require dental implants, LANAP® Laser Treatment, or any other procedure that we offer, we look forward to providing you with the exceptional oral care that you are looking for. If you have questions, please contact us. You can also send an appointment request through our convenient online form.

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