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Q. Should I get graft for gum recession?

Answered by
Dr. Naveen Thomas
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 25, 2016 and last reviewed on: Jun 08, 2020

Hi doctor,

I have gum recession due to bruxism and aggressive brushing. None of my gum measurements are over 3. Should I get a gum graft now or should I wait?

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Hello,

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  • It is better get gum graft now (gingival graft).

For further doubts consult a periodontist online -->https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/periodontist


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