You can experience gum recession without an infection, especially if it is related to anatomic considerations. However, because gum recession can be associated with the type of bone loss that happens with periodontal disease, you should first have a periodontal evaluation including x-rays to determine whether or not you need bone grafting. Furthermore, LANAP can actually treat periodontal disease without the need for bone grafting, so you may want to consider this treatment option if in fact you do have periodontal disease.
Gums have receded. Do I need bone grafting for gum disease?
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Bone Graft for Gum Disease
Bone Grafting for Gum Disease
Bone grafting for gum disease
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