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Should Gingival Recession Be Treated?

August 21, 2017

Filed under: Gum Recession — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 6:53 am

Should Gingival Recession Be Treated? Please see our previous blog on what IS gingival recession. Should gingival recession be treated?  The answer is, it depends!  This blog will explore some of the reasons to treat or not to treat gingival recession.  We hope you enjoy it! We care about gingival recession for many reasons.  Mostly because we want you to save your teeth for a […]

What is Gingival or Gum Recession?

August 16, 2017

Filed under: Gum Recession — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 6:48 pm

What is Gingival Recession? This blog reviews what gingival recession is and the typical causes of gingival recession.  Photos display gingival recession on both front and back teeth.  By reading this blog is is hoped that you will become more aware of this problem and the ways that gingival recession can be prevented.  If gingival recession is already present, you will read how you can […]

Trauma Can Fracture Teeth and Permanently Damage Gums!

March 17, 2015

Filed under: Dental Health,Gum Recession,Gum Surgery,Uncategorized — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 9:42 pm

Trauma Can Fracture Teeth and Permanently Damage Gums. This can cause a gingival defect known as gum recession. Luckily this patient does not show a lot of gum tissue when she smiles as trauma like this will almost always leave an area of  gum recession on the root surface.  Gum Recession or gingival recession is the term used when the gums move apically or away from […]