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Family & Cosmetic Dentistry | Gum Grafting in Centreville

Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr.Ghanbari & Associates DDS, PC

Creating The Healthy Smiles and 

Gums You Want Through Science and Artistry

5727 Centre Square Drive
Centreville, Virginia, 20120
Call Now:703-803-9200/9201
Gingival / Gum Grafting
AGD Member
 
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Centreville VA

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.

 
 
 
Centreville Dentist | Gum Grafting. Mohsin Ghanbari is a Centreville Dentist.