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Gum Graft Post-Surgery Care

Gum Graft Post-Surgery Care

A gum graft surgery is a very common procedure, and there are a couple of tips we would like to share in order to guide you through the healing period.

Since you will be under a sedative in order to help you relax and make the whole experience painless, you will be under its effects. It is a good idea to arrange for someone to drive you home after the surgery.

For the first two weeks it is ...

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Three Types of Gum Grafts

Three Types of Gum Grafts

Gum recession many times goes under the radar because it is a gradual process.

However this condition can progress into advanced gum disease which affects up to a 12% of adults. The procedure used to correct this condition is called gum tissue graft. Your oral surgeon will resource to any of these three types of grafts depending on your specific needs and the condition of your gums.

  1. Free gingival grafts.
  2. Candidates for this type of grafts are those ...

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HIV Patients Have Unique Oral Health Concerns

HIV Patients Have Unique Oral Health Concerns

HIV-positive patients have a compromised immunity system, and in terms of oral health what has been found is that even when dental hygiene is at its best, tooth decay and gum disease as well as yeast, bacteria and viruses prevail.

In the hope of shining some light upon this situation, Dr. José A. Vazquez, Chief of the Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University has been conducting a study. ...

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Prisma Dental the Decision You Will Not Regret

Prisma Dental the Decision You Will Not Regret

Good Morning Beautiful People! First of all, thank you for visiting our blog, we are floored that you have us as your reference when searching for your specific dental/oral-health concern.

For us it is truly important that you let us know how we can provide you with the best information and advice there is.

Just over a year ago, we decided to revamp our website so that it would be easier for your to have all the information you ...

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Gum Recession is Reversible

Gum Recession is Reversible

Gum recession is a very common problem, in fact it affects 4% -12% of the adult population and what is really a source of concern is that it practically goes unnoticed until it is very severe.

Gum recession is the process wherein the tissue that surrounds your teeth pulls away thus exposing the tooth or even the tooth’s root. One of the most common signs of gum recession is sensitivity; if this condition goes unnoticed eventually it can ...

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