How Long Will I Need to Heal After a Gum Graft?

A gum graft is a dental procedure taking healthy gum tissue from the roof of the mouth to counter the effects of receding gums — and prevent loose teeth. A dentist will consult with you on the treatment options available.

– Healing from a gum graft is generally quick, between one and two weeks.

– Following a gum graft people may experience teeth sensitivity, especially with hot and cold foods.

– Following the procedure, the gums will feel firmer and tighter.

“By maintaining good oral hygiene, and visiting a dentist for routine checkups on a regular basis, a person can reduce their risk of developing gum disease and catching it early should it begin to develop.”

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