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Best Foods to Eat After Gum Graft Surgery

2020-04-11T10:47:24-06:00

Periodontal disease, genetics, aggressive tooth brushing, poor oral hygiene, hormonal changes, tobacco use, bruxism, and malocclusion are all causes of receding gums. Receding gums should be treated as soon as possible to avoid further damage to the tooth and surrounding bone structures that can result in tooth loss. In many cases, gum graft surgery is the best solution to this problem. There are three different types of gum graft surgery, but they each consist of the same steps. Before starting the procedure, the dentist will apply a local anesthetic to numb the area around the exposed tooth or teeth. The dentist [...]

Best Foods to Eat After Gum Graft Surgery2020-04-11T10:47:24-06:00

How to Prepare for Gum Graft Surgery and a Prompt, Successful Recovery

2020-03-08T22:45:36-06:00

If you’re preparing for a gum graft procedure, you might assume that the outpatient surgery will be the most challenging part. Actually, recovery following the procedure can be a challenge if you don’t incorporate post-op recommendations into your routine. Many patients have had trouble when attempting to eat, and it can be more difficult than you anticipate.  The dentists at Metropolitan Dental Care want to provide you with some helpful suggestions on how to enjoy your meals post-surgery. These Q&As will help you prepare for a successful recovery. Is pain normal after a gum graft surgery? While a gum graft procedure [...]