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- I HAVE A TOOTHACHE; WHAT DOES THAT MEAN AND WHAT SHOULD I DO?
- WHEN AND HOW TO CLEAN YOUR BABIES’ TEETH?
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- HOW DO DENTISTS REPRODUCE TOOTH COLOR?
- CAN WEARING TOOTH JEWELRY AFFECT THE HEALTH OF MY MOUTH AND TEETH?
- ANOREXIA, BULIMIA: THE TEETH ARE ALSO AFFECTED
- WHAT IS A GINGIVAL GRAFT AND WHEN IS IT USED?
- DO YOU SNORE OR SUFFER FROM SNORING OR SLEEP APNEA? HERE'S HOW YOUR DENTIST CAN HELP.
- ARE YOU USING A REMOVABLE DENTURE? HERE'S HOW TO CARE FOR IT.
- IF YOU HAVE PARENTS OR GRANDPARENTS WHO ARE AGING, TAKE A LOOK AT THEIR TEETH
- BABY TEETH: EXTRACT THEM, KEEP THEM, OR LET THEM FALL OUT BY THEMSELVES?
- WHAT IS AN OVERBITE AND HOW DO WE FIX IT?
- WHY WEAR A MOUTHGUARD AND WHEN TO USE IT
- WHY ARE X-RAYS IMPORTANT FOR THE HEALTH OF YOUR TEETH?
- MY CHILD STILL HAS HIS BABY TEETH; DOES HE NEED TO TAKE CARE OF THEM ANYWAY?
- WHY AND HOW DO WE DEVITALIZE A TOOTH ?
- DENTAL IMPLANTS
- WHY DO WE HAVE BAD BREATH (HALITOSIS)?
- HOW TO REPAIR A BROKEN TOOTH?
- HERE ARE SOME HABITS THAT SHOULD BE AVOID TO KEEP YOUR TEETH HEALTHY
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WHAT IS A GINGIVAL GRAFT AND WHEN IS IT USED?
First, what are gums? In general, the gum is a thick tissue covering the maxillary bone which surrounds the teeth. It is composed of two parts: the so-called skin of the gums - a very dense coating of sometimes keratinized cells to protect areas subject to friction during chewing - and the deeper section which encompasses nutritive tissue containing blood vessels, nerves and fiber bundles. This part extends to the inside of the cheeks, lips and under the tongue. This is mobile mucosa, highly elastic but also very sensitive to friction caused by chewing and brushing teeth. The main purpose of the gum is to protect the bone and maintain a seal for the tooth/periodontal system.
From the appearance of the first teeth, the gum retracts along the dental crown to stabilize at the cementoenamel junction. At around fifty years of age, a physiological receding appears that may be more or less pronounced in some people and can be accentuated by dental hygiene (brushing too vigorously or using a stiff bristle toothbrush); a misplacement of some teeth by teeth grinding; ill-fitting partial dentures; or by gum disease. The problems start when the exposed dental root is more than 5mm. When that happens, there is an increased risk of cavities, the affected teeth become more mobile, there is increased sensitivity to cold, heat, acidic products, sugar and touch, and there is a risk of tooth loss....