Gum recession is a common dental concern and a serious one. In most cases, gum recession is caused by gum disease development by either poor oral hygiene and or tobacco use, although alternative causes such as hormones, genetics, and inadequate brushing habits are known. Once your gums recede, they won’t grow back, even after your gum disease has been treated, which can leave you open to continuous infection, and your teeth look lengthy and unsightly.
Many gum recession treatments are invasive, require multiple appointments and have long recovery times, which is why we use Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST) to offer gum rejuvenation therapy.
Benefits Of Gum Rejuvenation Therapy
No Surgical Grafting – One of the commonest gum treatments Isgum grafts in recession. They are accomplished by extracting from your palate a piece of gum tissue, and then sewing it under a flap made of the receding gum line. The recovery from the operation can be painful and prolonged. Continue reading Knowing The Gum Rejuvenation Therapy →
Your teeth are crafted with the proper care to last a lifetime. But bad habits, including chewing and excessive brushing, can really take a toll on your teeth. Tooth erosion, broken teeth, gum disease, and even tooth loss are only a couple of the detrimental impacts of poor oral habits. Here’s a look at some common behaviors that can hurt your oral health and some easy ways to stop them.
Aggressive Brushing – Too hard to brush your teeth can rub off the enamel in your tooth and irritate your gums.
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Parents are often confused about when their child is old enough to visit the dentist. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child’s first visit should be when their first tooth erupts – no later than two years old. From there on, the dentist will continue to recommend the frequency of the visits which the parents should follow.
Which Dentist Should I Go to?
A family dentist can definitely help give you a brief overview of how to care for your child’s teeth and if there are any pressing issues to deal with. However, it is best to take your child to a pediatric dentist. Continue reading What Is The Perfect Age To Visit The Dentist? →