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Dennis P. King Jr. DDS | Gingival / Gum Grafting in Hurricane

Dennis P. King Jr. DDS

 

Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

 

Address:
400 a-1 Prestige Park
Hurricane, WV 25526
Telephone:
304-757-2771
Gingival / Gum Grafting
 
Dennis P. King Jr. DDS in Hurricane WV

Gingivitis and in its advanced state, periodontitis, has a profound effect on the gums. As gingivitis progresses, more and more bacteria and plaque builds up, causing the gums to stretch. The end result it large pockets, that once they are cleaned out, remain on your gum line. These pockets cause the gums to recede, which aesthetically not pleasing to the eye. When the gums recede, an abnormal amount of tooth structure is exposed.

Gum grafting is the corrective procedure that restores the gum to its natural, healthy state. Using soft gum tissue from the roof of the mouth, the receded gums are grafted. The goal if the graft is to cover exposed tooth and root surfaces with grafted on oral tissue.  This grafting encourages new tissue growth that will enable the gums to return to its original position around the teeth. The procedure is routine and entails a minimal amount of downtime and discomfort.

 
 
 
Hurricane Dentist | Gingival / Gum Grafting. Dennis King Jr. DDS is a Hurricane Dentist.
Business Hours
Monday:8am to 6pm
Tuesday:8am to 6pm
Wednesday:8am to 7pm
Thursday:8am to 4pm
Friday:closed
Saturday:closed
Sunday:closed