What is dental meat aesthetics?
Nowadays, gum aesthetics, pink aesthetics have gained importance as much as dental aesthetics. For the natural, healthy and pleasant looking teeth, gum health and smoothness should be ensured.
In which conditions and how is it done ?
There is a standard place and shape of the gum level of each tooth. When this standard deteriorates, oral aesthetics may be impaired. Gummy smile, which appears to be too much when laughing or talking, can affect the overall appearance. These problems are solved in a single session, without bleeding and seamless with new technologies.
What is gum withdrawal?
Gingival recession is the opening of the root surface by falling below the enamel level of the gum border.
In which age groups does gingival recession occur?
Gum removal is seen in all individuals of society as young and elderly
What are the reasons for gum withdrawal?
Brushing teeth with the wrong tooth brushing technique, the number of teeth brushing more than 3 times a day, hard tooth brushing, tooth replacement, high and abnormal brakes, gum diseases and previously made faulty fillings and coatings lead to the withdrawal of gums
How do I brush my teeth to avoid gingival recession?
Teeth should be brushed with a medium hard brush in a circular motion and should never be too hard.
How does gum disease cause gingival recession?
Gingival diseases are inflammatory diseases occurring in the gingiva. Inflammation of the gums surrounding the gums causes melting in the bone tissue and causes the bone tissue to be withdrawn.
Can I use my coating and fillings around the teeth with gum extraction after treatment?
As a result of the gum treatment, all the coatings and fillings in that area should be changed.
What causes problems with gum withdrawal?
Gingival recession due to deterioration of brushing leads to root caries, tooth sensitivity and aesthetic problems.
Can I suffer from tooth loss due to gum extraction?
In cases where the gingival margin falls below a certain level and the hard tissue surrounding the teeth completely disappears, our patients may experience tooth loss.
What are the treatment methods for gum withdrawal?
In cases of gingival recession, 3 treatment methods are applied, including treatment of damage to the tooth tissue, treatment of tooth sensitivity and surgical treatment of the gum tissue.
How is the damage on the tooth tissue treated?
Damage to the gum is treated by filling the damaged area or completely covering the tooth. The problem of precision in this way is eliminated.
In which cases gingival surgery is applied ?
Gingival surgery is performed in cases where the gum disease progresses and the posterior teeth will not be sufficient, especially in the cases that occur in the anterior areas of our patients.
How is gum surgery performed?
Gum surgery is applied in two ways. The first method, called grafting, is applied to the area taken from the palate of our patient and called graft. In the second method called shift, if there is a solid tissue next to the retraction area, the tissue is shifted over the withdrawal.
Will I suffer ?
Gum surgery is performed under local anesthesia and there is no difference between the other prosthetic procedures and surgical procedures performed in the mouth. No pain occurs during the operation and then a painkiller is sufficient. Patients who have a grafting method sometimes have open wounds in the palate. This may cause discomfort when it touches anything in the region for 3-4 days. This confusion completely passes within 1 week and the wound area heals without leaving any traces.
What should I pay attention to after the operation?
The most important issue after the operation is to keep the region away from mechanical trauma. You should pay attention to what you eat and stay away from hard foods. Keeping the operation area clean is one of the most important factors affecting the outcome of the treatment.
Can I smoke during the treatment?
They should stay away from the cigarette as much as possible during the one-week recovery period before and after the surgery. Gum treatment is not suitable for patients who smoke too heavily.
Stitches after gum operation, how many days after stitches are taken?
After gum operations, stitches are usually taken and sutures are removed one week after the operation