Periodontal Dentistry: Gum Grafts
What is grafting?
Gum grafts (gingival grafts) are performed to restore receding gum lines.
What happens during gum grafting procedure?
A piece of healthy gum tissue in your mouth is transferred to an area where gum tissue is deficient.
Does gum grafting hurt?
The procedure is usually performed in under an hour and is painless with the help of local anesthesia. There is some mild discomfort post procedure, which can be aided with over the counter pain medication.