Gum Recession: Common Risk Factors You May Not Know About

Published: November 25, 2020

It is a well-known fact that when it comes to the treatment and care of your mouth, this includes caring for your teeth and your gums. In the case of your gums this is especially important because of the fact that gum recession can occur if your gums are not properly cared for and if […]

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Gum Recession Treatment: The Benefits Of Early Treatment

Published: May 26, 2020

If you live in Rockville, MD and you begin to experience gum recession then it would be very beneficial if you sought out early treatment. This is mainly because gum recession is a major warning sign that you may be in the very beginning stages of gum disease. Gum disease is important to treat when […]

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FAQs About AlloDerm® Gum Grafting

Published: February 21, 2020

Our periodontist, Dr. Steven Rice, frequently recommends that patients learn more about exciting gum grafting options including AlloDerm®.

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Your Guide to the Pinhole Surgical Technique

Published: April 12, 2019

Receding gums, an unfortunate symptom of gum disease, can age your smile. When gum tissue recedes, it leaves more of your tooth root exposed to bacteria and decay. It also lengthens the appearance of your teeth, in a negative way. Traditionally, periodontists would correct receding gums with a grafting procedure that required multiple surgical sites […]

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Published: December 14, 2017

Gum recession threatens both the appearance and health of your smile. Gum recession occurs when the periodontal tissue shrinks away, leaving your tooth’s sensitive roots exposed. This can dramatically age your smile, making you look older than you are. It also leaves a greater portion of your teeth vulnerable to decay. It is important to […]

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Ouch! Could Sensitive Teeth Be a Warning Sign of Gum Disease?

Published: April 13, 2017

You start to drink a sip of cool ice water, and before you know it, you’re grabbing the side of your cheek. Your teeth are throbbing from the cold. What’s wrong? This is a common occurrence for those with sensitive teeth in Rockville, MD and around the world. It can lead to a host of […]

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Receding Gums and the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique

Published: January 17, 2017

Look closely in the mirror and smile widely. Do you notice any teeth that seem to be longer than the others? Are there areas around the gum line that seem to expose more tooth than you might expect? Are any gums pulling away from the teeth? These are all signs of receding gums. Receding gums […]

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