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Soft Tissue Graft

A soft tissue graft is used when there has been a significant amount of gum recession in a particular area. Slight gum recession can usually be fixed with a few changes to your oral hygiene routine to take better care of your teeth and gums. When the gingiva recedes further it exposes you to greater risk for infection and bacterial penetration. You will likely be more sensitive to hot and cold foods when you have receding gums. If the gums recede enough as to expose the root you can set yourself up for more serious problems. The root is softer than the enamel making it more vulnerable to bacteria and plaque.
To restore proper gum level and functionality a soft tissue graft can be performed. This is done by either removing soft tissue from the roof of the mouth, or repositioning healthy gum tissue from adjacent teeth. This procedure is very predictable and has a high success rate. This procedure should be performed before more serious problems develop and periodontal surgery is necessary.


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Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
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Pediatric Childrens Dentistry
Orthodontics & Invisalign
Endodontic Root Canals
Extractions Oral Surgery

Pan Dental Care

Dr. Nelson Pan, DDS
Dr. Debra Hong Pan, DMD, MS, LLC
Dr. Jeffrey Pan, DMD, CAGS

985 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Phone: 781-665-5190
Fax: 781-979-0682

www.PanDentalcare.com

New Patients are Always Welcome!

Proudly serving: MelroseWakefieldStonehamSaugus

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Find Out When We Are Open

Monday:

8:00am - 8:00pm

Tuesday:

3:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday:

8:00am - 8:00pm

Thursday:

8:00am - 8:00pm

Friday:

One Per Month - Orthodontics

Saturday:

8:00am - 3:00pm

Sunday:

Closed

OUR LOCATION

985 Main Street Melrose, MA, 2176, USA

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