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... I went to the perio to have one gum graft. During the procedure, her decided that the tooth next to the one that they were going to graft had excess thick healthy tissue. He decided to use the tissue from that tooth to do my graft, then replace the missing tissue with a graft from my palate. ... (1 replies)
... The perio just loked in my mouth, said I have thin gums and if I were his daughter he would do a gum graft. He did not specify the type of a gum graft, as I understand there are different ones! ... (0 replies)
... I had a gum graft to correct exposed roots on three teeth. ... (3 replies)

Post Gum Surgery
May 28, 2005
... I had a gum graft 10 days ago. They made a mold of my upper teeth for the protective splint I needed. As directed I took 2 amoxicillin and 3 Aleve an hour before surgery. ... (18 replies)
... I'm getting two grafts soon and I'd like to know what to expect. I know the doctor will remove 2 spots of tissue from the roof of my mouth and will graft them to my lower gums. He also told me they will make a plastic stent to wear in the roof of my mouth for about a week to help it heal and stop the bleeding. ... (5 replies)
... healed up! Not this time! I guess I'll just continue to take the aleve and hope for the best. I actually had two grafts done this time. One was to fix the first graft I had a few months ago that didn't take. That one looks good. The second one looks eerily similar to the one that didn't take! ... (8 replies)
... ry perio does it different but I had about 12 shots in my gums and about 6 or 8 in the roof of my mouth. Those one in the roof of my mouth bothered me a bit, but after the first couple you can't really feel the rest. I know that sounds like a lot, but like I said, after the first couple, the rest are a piece of cake! ... (14 replies)
... I've received a couple of questions about my bone graft and guided tissue regeneration, so I'll post an update. ... (2 replies)
... I had my last lower left molar extracted and got a bone graft for a dental implant nearly a month ago. I also had my last lower right molar extracted, as well as a bone graft for an implant before the left. ... (0 replies)
... My story starts in December when i got a small pain below a front bottom middle tooth. The pain was below the tooth in what felt like was the bone.The gum under that tooth was receded and swollen although not on any other teeth. ... (4 replies)
... There were a number of threads here inquiring about gum grafts. I was slated to have one yesterday on my top left canine tooth. ... (3 replies)
... on for about 6 weeks, never had a problem. The second time I had a try on with the metal part of the crowns which was about 3 weeks after my teeth was prepped, I had developed sensitivity on my left canine. ... (0 replies)
Post Gum Surgery
Feb 24, 2006
... I didn't feel any pain at all. I was out of the chair in 45 minutes. He showed me before and after photos on a tv screen, and for the first time I really understood WHY I needed the graft! wow. ... (18 replies)
... lds and prepared the tooth and sent me home. When I went back I said that the tooth still hurt so she said I might need a root canal and that I could wait until after she placed the crown to see if it calmed down but then they would have to drill through the crown. ... (1 replies)
... The bone is regenerating nicely, the gum tissue is healthy, and even more exciting is that there has been a vast improvement of all my periodontal pockets across the board. ... (0 replies)
... Kusum, I am pretty sure most dentists would try the root planing before doing the flap surgery. Start out with the least invasive, see if that works to cure the problem, if it doesn't do the trick, go on to the next step. ... (25 replies)
Can I wait?
Jul 24, 2007
... I saw my Periodontist 4 weeks ago. He told me that I have gum recession and needed a gum graft to cover up a hole on my gum. I told him that I would be going on a trip and he told me that it is okay to wait a couple of months. ... (0 replies)
Post Gum Surgery
Feb 26, 2006
... hat is rare. I think it had to do with the fact that I wore my top retainer one night and it ripped the wound wide open when I took it out the next morning. Even after all of that I would still go through it again to keep my teeth. So good luck and don't sweat it. ... (18 replies)
... The procedure occurred 2 days ago so its still settling down I think it might take a week or two before it starts to settle back on the tooth. Its not noticeable except to me and only in the back side where she was pushing the gum back. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the update. Glad to hear you are feeling a lot better!!! I will schedule my surgery mid to late October. Did they take bone from the back of your jaw also? When you say the first couple of days were miserable, is it because of the pain or the temporary you had to wear? Did the pain meds work? Also, how is the swelling? Congrats on the new job!!!!!! (29 replies)

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