Northridge Dentist, Dentist in Northridge, CA

Kevin H. Gropp, D.D.S.

818.709.8645

 national_dental_review.png f_logo_official_sm.png

Cosmetic, Implant and Family Dentistry

60583.png

al11_sm.png

Our Services

 

FACEBOOK_LIKE_US_ON.jpg

 

A soft tissue graft is used when there has been a significant amount of gum recession in a particular area. Slight gum recession can usually be fixed with a few changes to your oral hygiene routine to take better care of your teeth and gums. When the gingiva recedes further it exposes you to greater risk for infection and bacterial penetration. You will likely be more sensitive to hot and cold foods when you have receding gums. If the gums recede enough as to expose the root you can set yourself up for more serious problems. The root is softer than the enamel making it more vulnerable to bacteria and plaque. To restore proper gum level and functionality a soft tissue graft can be performed. This is done by either removing soft tissue from the roof of the mouth, or repositioning healthy gum tissue from adjacent teeth. This procedure is very predictable and has a high success rate. This procedure should be performed before more serious problems develop and periodontal surgery is necessary.

 
 
 

Kevin H. Gropp, D.D.S.

of Northridge, CA. We make beautiful smiles a reality. Quality dental care provided by Dentist Kevin Gropp and staff at our beautiful CA office. Providing a wide array of dental procedures including Bonding/White Fillings, Bridges, Crowns, Hygiene/Periodontal Health, Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Dental Implants, Root Canal (Endodontics), Inlays/Onlays, Crown Lengthening, Sinus Augmentation, Soft Tissue Graft, Bone Grafting, Post Op Instructions, Cosmetic Dentist, Dental Office, Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Dental Implants, Toothache, Dentures and many other services. All of this available in our convenient Dentist office in Northridge, CA. Also Proudly Serving: Northridge, CA, Reseda, CA, North Hills, CA, Granada Hills, CA, Sylmar, CA