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Receding Gums

Gum Recession Treatment

Are receding gums leaving you feeling embarrassed to smile? Do you have sensitivity because of exposed tooth roots? Since healthy gums are essential for a healthy mouth, treating gum recession is important for lasting dental wellness.

Conversation with your Dentist

Listen to Periodontist Suresh Goel DDS discuss all the great solutions our Periodontist can offer their patients to help them retain or restore their smile with less invasive procedures with better and quicker outcomes. He reflects on how rewarding it is to help his patients regain their self-esteem, their ability to confidently eat regular food in comfort, and give them the beautiful smile they always wanted to have.

Tunneling Technique for Receeding Gums

The Tunneling Technique is a revolutionary, patient-friendly option that can treat receding gums and cover exposed tooth roots. Tunneling Technique is one of several methods that make it possible to treat gum recession non-invasively. By creating the smallest of access points into the gum and manipulating the tissue from this small access, your exposed roots can be covered simply by sliding the tissue onto the appropriate area. 

Typically, the procedure can be done in about one to two hours and most patients are back to their normal routine the next day.

Soft Tissue or Root Coverage Procedure

Over time the gum may recede from your teeth, exposing the sensitive and decay prone portion of the tooth normally covered by a healthy layer of bone and gum. Today there are many procedures that Progressive Implantology & Periodontics offers to aid in recovering the roots to improve esthetics and protect the teeth from harmful acids created by bacteria.  You may have heard of procedures utilizing tissue from a second site in your mouth. Thankfully today there are often alternatives which can make the procedure less invasive.

Frequently Asked Questions

You are not expected to know everything about this procedure, so we have posted Frequently Asked Questions from our patients with the answers provided by our staff.


From Our Patients

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I had to have a tooth extracted and I wasn't really happy about getting this done, I had to find an oral surgeon so I looked on the internet and found Progressive Implantology that took my insurance. I wanted to be sedated for the surgery. Who likes getting their teeth extracted, I sure don't I was very nervous. The staff and Dr Bracci were wonderful and made me feel safe. They all knew their jobs and made me very comfortable. My surgery went well and the next day they called me to see how I was doing and asked if I had had any questions. I surely recommend Progressive Implantology at Sully's Trail.

Pam - Pittsford, NY

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