Gum Disease. Yep, it’s about as pleasant as it sounds (we’ll spare you the photos of swollen and bleeding gums. You’re welcome). If you don’t treat it, eventually gum disease can result in loose gums. This causes little pockets to form between the teeth and gums which can become a playground for nasty bacteria. If…


You can think of a gum graft as like plastic surgery for your gums. It’s a surgery that’s used to treat more advanced cases of gum recession. Either a dentist or periodontist (a dentist who specializes in the treatment of gum disease) will perform the procedure. Gum recession affects between 4% an 12% of adults…