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  • Can my gums be repaired?: During pregnancy I developed periodontal disease that went untreated. Two of my bottom teeth became detached from my permanent bottom retainer (after braces) and started to become loose. 7 years ago I found a dentist that reattached the teeth to the retainer. I recently went to a periodontist that said the splint was doing a good enough job to stabilize the teeth, but I need laser therapy to help cure the periodontal disease, no mention of repair to gum line. Can my gum line be repaired? ...Visitor from NY     (answer)

  • Upper gum restoration: I am a 50 year old female and have had all my upper teeth removed and replaced with 9 dental implants. I have lost a large amount of gum tissue so my restoration involves fake gum attached to the permanent teeth. Is it feasible for me to consider doing major gum restoration at this point or I have lost way too much bone/gum tissue to do this? Neither my oral surgeon nor my restorative dentist have even broached this subject. ...Visitor from NY     (answer)

  • Gum Graft Recovery: For the first 8 days after the surgery, the gum graft area was ugly, turning black, red, and white-ish, however, for the next 8 days the whole area turned white and has stayed that way since. I went for a check-up at the end of the 2nd week and told the dentist I didn't think the gum tissue took because it's white. He told me it should be white and that he'll see me in another 2 weeks to see the progress. I just want another opinion, because I am worried that the tissue is dead after reading online that for the gum tissue to take there needs to be blood supply, which I assume changes the gum tissue from white to the natural pink colored gum. I also read that it takes 4-8 weeks to heal. ...Visitor from CA     (answer)

  • Pediatric gum graft: I am concerned with my three year old. She hit her mouth on a window sill three weeks ago and tore up her gum tissue over her front left tooth on the top. The entire root is exposed and its quite awful looking. I took her to see a periodontist today. They told me they wanted to just see how she does over the next month but even if it heals some that she will always have some recession there. I asked about a gum graft as that is what her dentist reccomended. The periodontist told me she couldn't do one on a three year old. Please advise. Is that true or should I take her elsewhere? ...Visitor from TX     (answer)

  • Orthodontics and tissue grafts: Can you get braces after a bone graft procedure or gum graft procedure? ...Visitor from GA     (answer)

  • Gum grafting: I recently had bone grafting done. After the procedure, the doctor informed me that gum grafting would not be an option because my gums didn't have enough tissue with blood flow and that the grafting would not work on me. Are there any other options? I have a very low gum line due to gingivitus. ... Visitor from TX     (answer)

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