Carol is a 71 year old patient of Stoner Periodontic Specialists in Columbus, Ohio. She was referred to Dr. Stoner by her dentist because she was suffering from gum recession and had developed very deep pockets in her gums. Due to her gum disease, her gums were starting to pull away from the tooth, letting bacteria come in contact with the bone. Carol chose Dr. Stoner because she had laser peridontal surgery in the past and wanted to find a periodontist who performed that procedure in Columbus. During her laser periodontal therapy, Carol experienced no pain and didn’t use any sedation.
Modern treatment of gum recession uses the latest technology to provide the most comfortable, least invasive and quickest procedures. Below we answer some of the most common questions we hear from patients about treating gum recession. How do you fix gum recession? At Stoner Periodontic Specialists, we incorporate the most advanced, least invasive technologies for correction of gum recession. Sometimes we can simply pull the gum up or down to cover the root. With more advanced recession we can incorporate either gum transplants or an acellular dermal matrix. These therapies will cover the exposed root and therefore address the concerns
Gum recession, or gingival recession is characterized by visible roots, sensitivity to cold, brushing or sweets, and loose teeth. Brushing your teeth too hard, not brushing your teeth thoroughly, clenching or grinding your teeth and periodontal disease (gum or bone loss) are all causes of gum recession. Below we answer some of the most common questions we hear from patients about the causes of gum recession. How do I know if I have gum recession? Gum recession, or root exposure, is a disease or pathological process unrelated to age or genetics. Characterized by visible roots, sensitivity to cold or touch
Stoner Periodontic Specialists is committed to bringing the most advanced technology and procedures for treating gum disease and in dental implant therapy to our patients. Our board certified periodontists, Dr. Jason Stoner and Dr. Daniel Murphy, bring the most contemporary treatment options to our colleagues and patients in Columbus, Ohio. When facing something like gum disease and gingival recession, it is important to know you have options. One of those options is the use of Acellular Dermal Matrix as an alternative treatment option for gingival recession. In a recent article in the popular peer reviewed journal Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, this
Patients frequently ask the doctors and hygienists at Stoner Periodontic Specialists what caused their receding gums or periodontal disease. As a leader in the field of the treatment of periodontal disease and dental implant therapy in Columbus, Ohio, we explain that the answer to this questions is dependant on multiple factors, and is unique to each patient’s situation. A recent study looks at one of the possible causes of receding gums, tooth decay and tooth loss – changes in human diet over the last 10,000 years. In the study conducted by the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, researchers examined skeletons