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Treatment Options for Receding Gums

In order to restore your oral health, you will need to seek professional treatment with Arkansas Periodontal and Implant Associates in Arkansas for receding gums. 

Gum recession treatment and prevention options include:

 

Why Is Treatment Necessary?

The reason gum recession treatment is very important is that it impacts many facets of your life. How you feel about yourself, what other people think about you, as well as your very own health as a living person can be at stake, depending on the severity of the gum disease. Gum recession is one of the most prominent symptoms of gum disease.

Causes of Gingival Recession

Many people undergo gum surgery with Dr. Wes Shelton to restore the gums after gingival recession has occurred in Arkansas. Some of the common causes of receding gums include:

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Genetics
  • Gum disease
  • Body piercings around the mouth
  • Misaligned bite
  • Hormonal shifts
  • Tobacco use
  • Teeth clenching or grinding habits

Gum Recession Surgery in Arkansas

If you are noticing your gums have started to recede and your teeth are becoming very sensitive, seek treatment with Dr. Pierce Osborne, Dr. Michael Curry, and Dr. Wes Shelton as soon as possible. Preserving the gums and restoring the gum line are essential for your oral health. Treating receding gums with gum grafting or the Pinhole Surgical Technique™ may be necessary if you are self-conscious about your smile and are noticing your teeth are becoming more sensitive. Gum recession treatment options and prevention tips include:

  • Gum Grafting Procedures
  • The Pinhole Surgical Technique PST™
  • Periodontal Therapy
  • Using the Right Tooth Brushing Technique
  • Using a Soft-Bristled or Electric Toothbrush
  • Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Gum recession is one of the most common side effects of gum disease and treating receding gums with gum surgery and other techniques can improve your oral health. The gums do not grow back after they have been worn down so early treatment is advised.

Gum Recession Surgery in Arkansas

Our doctors may recommend gum grafting and other types of gum surgery to restore the gum line. The Pinhole Surgical Technique™ and gum grafting procedures can be very effective for restoring the gums and will improve your oral health.

Receding gums can make you feel very self-conscious about your appearance but there are several things you can do to prevent gum recession and reduce the occurrence of symptoms such as sensitive teeth. Making sure you stick with a brushing and flossing routine, getting the dental care you need, and taking steps to reduce the risk of gum disease can help you maintain your oral health.

You may need gum surgery to restore your smile after gum recession has occurred and we can provide more information about different treatment options in Arkansas during your consultation. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Osborne, Dr. Curry, and Dr. Shelton now!

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Fayetteville: (479) 282-2620  | Rogers: (479) 282-2628  | Fort Smith: (479) 282-2629  | Harrison: (855) 401-8444

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Fayetteville Office

2001 Green Acres Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72703
New Patients: (479) 282-2620
Current Patients: (479) 521-6400

Rogers Office

300 South Metro Pkwy
Rogers, AR 72758
New Patients: 479-282-2628
Current Patients: 479-636-8800

Fort Smith Office

3800 Rogers Ave #3
Fort Smith, AR 72903
New Patients: 479-282-2629
Current Patients: 479-785-4848

Harrison Office

1405 McCoy Dr
Harrison, AR 72601
New Patients: 855-401-8444
Current Patients: 866-521-6400

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