Causes of Gum Recession

Gum recession is a common dental issue in which the gum tissue that surrounds the tooth erodes to the tooth’s root, exposing more of the tooth’s structure than is usual. Many people are unaware that their gums are undergoing recession, as the process is a gradual one and often goes unnoticed. Along with bleeding gums,…

Purpose of a Soft Tissue Graft

Many patients don’t realize it, but the gums are just as important to the smile’s appearance as the teeth are. When the gums are uneven or too prominent or too small, they have a noticeable, negative effect on the smile.  As such, orthodontics alone may not give patients their dream smiles. Certain patients will need…