Does gum grafting hurt? The short answer is it depends on whether you are going to put on your big boy pants and deal with any pain or just go running home to mommy. Totally joking here… to an extent. Because your tolerance for pain is one factor that goes into answering the question of…

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…