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For years, the traditional course of treatment to combat the effects of gum recession in Burford, GA has been gum grafting, This involved taking tissue from a healthier part of your mouth (in most cases, the roof of the mouth) or donor tissue and using that to extend the gumline down to cover the exposed root structures of your teeth. While this method has proven to be effective at reversing gum recession, it can be a somewhat invasive and complex procedure.
Gum recession can be caused by a number of factors, including periodontal disease, aggressive tooth brushing or genetics. Whatever the cause, it is important to get treatment. Some signs you may have receding gums are:
Sensitivity to hot or cold foods and drinks
A tooth or teeth that appear longer than others
Notches or dents on your tooth near the gumline
Dr. Moore offers traditional treatment options, as well as a gum grafting alternative in Buford, GA (http://www.smilemooredentistry.com/gum-recession/pinhole-sur ...
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