When your gum tissue starts to recede it puts your oral health at a great risk. Without the protective barrier of your gums your teeth become exposed to damaging external stimuli leaving them vulnerable to gum disease and decay. It is important to seek treatment as soon as possible for gum recession.
Are you noticing changes in your gum line? Do some of your teeth appear to be longer than they used to? Gum recession can occur so gradually over time that many people might not realize they have receding gums, until they start to experience its negative effects including:
Gum recession can be caused by a number of factors including:
Once the soft tissue of your gums is lost it does not grow back on its own. Preventative measures or immediate treatment, including gum grafting, is vital to restore and maintain the health of your smile.
Dr. Nancy Perez-Medina is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontics and as a specialist, has expertise in the diagnosing and treatment of gum health issues. Her advanced training and certifications allow her to provide proven techniques for restoring the gum line, and correct any underlying causes of recession. Read success stories from our happy patients in our testimonials. Gum recession can be diagnosed in its earliest stages to prevent a lifetime of damage. Call out office today to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Nancy Perez-Medina has been in practice as a periodontist for over 25 years. She is an experienced periodontist known for her outstanding honesty, clinical skills and compassionate patient care. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Perez-Medina grew up in a humble environment always dreaming of becoming a dentist. She attended the University of Puerto Rico for her Bachelor’s degree in Biology, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. After completing her undergraduate, she earned her degree as Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Puerto Rico Dental School where she graduated in the top of her class.
Dr. Nancy Perez-Medina proudly serves her patients as a periodontist in Helotes, TX. If you have gum recession and would like to learn more about your treatment options call our office today to receive your appointment.Contact our staff and we'll be sure to follow up with you within 24 hours.