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Soft Tissue Grafting at Center for Implant Dentistry, Fremont

I have been doing research and went to many other dentists including clearchoice but nobody took as much time as Dr. Jain in explaining me various treatment options for my missing teeth. HIs pricing is also good so I opted for the treatment on first visit. Doctor and other staff checked my vital signs and did the surgery under sedation and put four screws (implants) in my lower jaw bone. Surgery was not too bad. Staff was nice they gave me a blanket, yogurt and juice. Next visit they gave me artificial teeth and nobody in my office knows that they are not real teeth. Now I can smile fully with out hiding it. Looking forward to getting new permanent teeth in six months. Thanks Dr. Jain and other Staff.

- Kevin W.

 

YOUR GUMS ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOU MAY THINK

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When you look at your smile in the mirror, you probably look at your teeth. People rarely pay attention to their gums, which is one of the reasons that periodontal disease often goes unnoticed. However, the gums can have a dramatic impact on the appearance and health of your smile.
If periodontal disease, age or other factors have caused your gum tissue to recede, your teeth will appear longer. This is due to the exposure of the roots. Unlike the crown, the part of the tooth that you see, there is no enamel on the root. It is covered with a much softer material that is more vulnerable to erosion from bacteria. Exposed roots may lead to heightened sensitivity and even the worsening of periodontal disease and other dental conditions.

RESTORING YOUR GUM LINE

Soft tissue grafting is a gentle surgical procedure used to restore the health, functionality, and appearance of gingival tissue. The procedure begins with local anesthetic to ensure your comfort. We also offer sedation for a relaxing, stress-free visit. A small amount of healthy tissue is removed from a donor site and then attached to the gingival tissue in the treatment area.
The most common soft tissue techniques are:

Connective tissue grafting

  • Tissue is taken from under a small flap created in the palate (roof of your mouth) and attached to the gums. The flap is then closed with sutures.

Free gingival grafting

  • This is similar to connective tissue grafting, but there is no flap;
  • Tissue is taken from the surface of the palate.

Pedicle grafting

  • A small flap is created in healthy gum tissue adjacent to the treatment site. One edge of the flap remains attached, and the flap is arranged to cover the exposed root.
The additional tissue helps to seal and protect the surface of the root and reduce sensitivity. The procedure improves the appearance of your smile by eliminating the “long in the tooth”  look. We can also contour your gumline to create the ideal frame for your dazzling smile.
If you are considering grafting or gum contouring for health or aesthetic reasons, call Center for Implant Dentistry at  (510) 338-4490 to schedule your private consultation.

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    We are a dental practice located in Fremont, California offering unparalleled dental implant services along with other cosmetic and general dentistry services. The three dentists at our practice are highly skilled, experienced, and qualified, and are dedicated to offering our patients nothing short of the best care. Dr. Sam Jain, one of the dentists at our practice, graduated from theUniversity of Connecticut Dental School in 2000. He has also completed training in IV sedation at the esteemed Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Arpana Gupta is another dentist at our practice who has over a decade of experience practicing dentistry. She started her career in India, following which she moved to the United States and started practicing in California and Massachusetts during the last 10 years. She graduated in 1995 with Honors from the King George Medical and Dental College and went on to obtain her Master’s degree from the same in 1999. Dr. Shivani Gupta is also a dentist at our practice and has a decade of experience in practicing dentistry, of which five years have been in California. She graduated at the top of her class in 2000 in the Bharti Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital in India. She works at many private practices and community health centers around Northern California.
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