Diagnosing and Treating Gingival Recession: What To Do, and What Treatments are Available

Patient Suffering From Gum Recession

Treatment of recession defects is indicated for the prevention of root caries, reducing root hypersensitivity, enhancing esthetics, augmenting keratinized tissue, eliminating inconsistency of the gingival margin, and enhancing plaque control. The initial phase in managing gingival recession should be eliminating or correcting etiological factors. Once the etiological factors have been managed effectively, gingival recession can be overcome or eliminated with a variety of effective surgical modalities. Assessing periodontal support, including bone levels and the height of soft tissue, including papilla, are essential to obtaining a successful result.

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