Gum Grafts Gold Coast

Gum recession is a common problem which can occur for a number of reasons. These include:

The consequences of gum recession may include:

  • Tooth sensitivity
  • Painful and inflamed gums and difficulty maintaining adequate hygiene
  • Aesthetic concerns
  • Further bone loss
  • Tooth loss

Gum Repair Treatment Options

While minor gum recession can often be controlled with improved oral hygiene practices, more severe gum recession may require repair. Options for gum repair at Oasis Dental Studio include:

Autogenous Gum Grafts

In these cases we harvest the necessary replacement tissue from another region in your mouth which has an abundance of this type of tissue. This is usually the palate or tuberosity regions. In these cases you have two wounds at time of surgery. The donor site (such as the palate), and the recipient site (site requiring repair). The tissue we harvest can be used in different format such as:

  • Subepithelial Connective Tissue Grafts (SECTG’s) 

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  • Free Gingival Grafts (FGG’s)

Each of these have specific reasons as to when they are more suitable.

In general, these types of graft are best for isolate regions of gum loss as the amount of tissue available for harvesting is limited.

Donor Gum Grafts (Alloderm TM):

In certain cases of generalised and widespread recession, it may be more suitable to choose a donor graft. This allows us to treat as many sites as we like at the same time as the tissue used for grafting is a medically processed donor tissue known as Alloderm TM. This product is used in a procedure known as a tunnel graft and has the advantage of not requiring a donor site and therefore only the site being treated needs to heal. Alloderm is suitable for all cases that would otherwise be ideally managed by a SECTG. If a FGG is required, alloderm may not be appropriate.

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Gum graft are also an adjunctive procedure often used when placing dental implants in to sites with insufficient soft tissue.

Gum Recession Treatment Gold Coast

Get in touch with one of our practices today for a free consultation!

 

Broadbeach
Opening Hours

Monday
8am to 6pm

Tuesday
8am to 6pm

Wednesday
8am to 5pm

Thursday
8am to 7pm

Friday
8am to 5pm

Saturday
8am to 1pm

Chirn Park
Opening Hours

Monday
8am to 5pm

Tuesday
8am to 5pm

Wednesday
9am to 6pm

Thursday
9am to 7pm

Friday
9am to 3pm

Saturday
9am to 1pm

Palm Beach
Opening Hours

Monday
9am to 5pm

Tuesday
9am to 5pm

Wednesday
9am to 5pm

Thursday
8am to 4pm

Friday
9am to 4pm

Saturday
9am to 1pm

Call:
Broadbeach - 07 5526 8722
Chirn Park - 07 5627 1127
Palm Beach - 07 5525 6610
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