Category: Gum Recession

Find Out How We Can Provide Minimally Invasive Gum Grafts!

If your gums are affected by an infection, you can experience several warning signs. You might be compelled to seek treatment because your gums appear reddened or swollen, problems that can be reduced with the proper periodontal intervention. You can also experience a recession of your gum line, which can lead to frustrating new problems…. Read more »

Should You Worry About Gum Recession?

The periodontal (gum) tissue that surrounds and protects your dental ridges and teeth roots is more important than many people realize. For example, your gums help keep your teeth securely in place within your jawbone, and they help stop oral bacteria from affecting your teeth roots. When this tissue begins to recede from your teeth… Read more »

Things You Should Know if Your Gums Are Receding

As part of the foundation of your smile, your periodontal tissues and ligaments play several vital roles in your long-term oral health. There are many different signs that your periodontal health might be in trouble, and that you should take as a sign to seek treatment as soon as possible. For example, if your gums… Read more »

How Serious Is Your Gum Recession?

One of the reasons why preventable oral health issues remain prominent concerns is because people don’t always realize when their smiles are warning them of danger. For example, gum recession is a common indicator and risk factor for several potential oral health problems. Yet, many people fail to realize when their periodontal tissues are separating… Read more »

Important Facts About Gum Recession

Your gums are the soft periodontal tissues that cover your dental ridges and help protect the roots of your teeth. They also play an important role in your smile’s appearance, which is why paying close attention to them could help you detect when something is wrong with your periodontal health. For example, patients in Encinitas/San… Read more »

What are Pinhole Gum Grafts?

Have you noticed your gums receding? Do they often appear red, feel sore, or even bleed when you brush or floss? These may be the common warning signs of periodontal disease, a serious dental issue that can eventually lead to adult tooth loss. With a gum grafting procedure, we can restore receding gums and improve… Read more »

What Are Pinhole® Gum Grafts?

Gum grafts are a common recourse for restoring periodontal tissue that has become irreversibly damaged or infected, or that has receded significantly and exposed your vulnerable teeth roots. As part of our continued dedication to providing advanced services and techniques that make your care more comfortable and effective, Dr. Kania is now certified to provide… Read more »

FAQs: Tips for Gum Disease Prevention

In the United States, gum disease affects millions of adults. This common dental disease can actually increase the risk of adult tooth loss, hurting the appearance and stability of your smile. Fortunately, this widespread dental health issue can be prevented with the right preventive measures.

Are Toothaches a Symptom of Periodontal Disease?

Several things can warn you of impending periodontal disease. If your gums are red or swollen, or appear darker in some areas than normal, you might have cause to worry. The more periodontal disease progresses, the more symptoms you’ll exhibit, and in time, it may even cause your teeth to ache (even though it doesn’t… Read more »

How Is Gum Disease Diagnosed?

We don’t often think about our gums unless they ache or bleed. Like our teeth, we sometimes take them for granted. But we’ve come to realize through research that our gums are very important to our health. We take care of our overall health by seeing our physician for regular check-ups. Because periodontal disease (gum… Read more »