Gum Grafts

Gum Grafts

Gum Grafts in San Jose, CA

Gum grafts in Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Los Gatos, Santa Clara, Menlo Park, Atherton, Sunnydale, Campbell and the surrounding bay area communities.

Effectively Treat Gum Recession With Gum Grafts (Gum Lifting)

A gum graft, also known as gum lifting, is a periodontal surgical procedure performed by Dr. Kazemi at our San Jose office for restorative dental services.

During this minimally invasive surgical procedure, Dr. Kazemi uses advanced gum grafting techniques to regenerate the gum line, while also reducing discomfort and ensuring optimal results for each patient. Gum grafts are successful in treating single or multiple gingival recessions, and the main goal of treatment is to halt gum recession, while also improving the strength and thickness of your natural gumline.

At Bay Area Dental & Implant Center, we strive to offer our patients the best periodontal surgery in San Jose, Palo Alto, and the surrounding Bay Area communities.

Most Common Causes Of A Receding Gumline

Gum recession can be caused by a combination of genetic factors, or it can be due to factors resulting from improper oral hygiene.

Common causes of gum recession include:

  • Aggressive brushing
  • Thin gum lines or other genetic factors
  • Overcrowding of the teeth
  • Plaque buildup
  • Previous orthodontic treatment
  • Gingivitis
  • Periodontal disease/gum disease

During your initial consultation, Dr. Kazemi will evaluate the severity of your gum recession with a comprehensive evaluation and digital imaging. If your receding gumline is mild or moderate, it may be able to be effectively managed with at-home preventative care strategies and routine checkups for monitoring purposes. If a gum graft is deemed necessary, Dr. Kazemi will discuss the next steps in detail with you during your consultation appointment.

Why It Is Important To Treat Gum Recession As Soon As Possible

Early treatment for gum recession is the key to preventing long-lasting damage to your teeth and gums. Through early intervention, gum grafts can help prevent further progression in those who are beginning to see signs of a receding gum line, or are at high risk due to genetic predisposition.

If left untreated, gum recession can continue to increase in severity, which can lead to painful root exposure, sensitivity, plaque buildup, root cavities, gum disease, and even bone deterioration.

When you are looking for the best periodontal surgery options in San Jose, call Bay Area Dental & Implant Center to schedule your initial consultation. Our goal is to provide our patients with gum grafts that result in long-term tooth and gum stability, as well as greater overall health and wellness.

Are you interested in learning more about gum grafts at our San Jose dental practice?

To request an appointment for an initial consultation, please contact our San Jose office via phone at 408-294-6624 or email at (


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