How much does gum regeneration cost?

How much does gum regeneration cost?

The base cost of a gum graft can be between $600 and $1200 per tooth. A periodontist is a specialist so is likely to have a higher fee. Donor tissue is more expensive than tissue that is harvested from the roof of your mouth.

Is there a way to rebuild gum tissue?

The simple answer is, no. If your gums are damaged by, for example periodontitis, the most severe form of gum disease, it’s not possible for receding gums to grow back. However, even though receding gums can’t be reversed there are treatments that can help to stop the problem from getting worse.

What are three non-surgical periodontal treatments?

Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy

  • Scaling and Root Planing.
  • Localized placement of medications under the gum line to combat “gum” disease.
  • Systemic Antimicrobials.
  • Laser Therapy.

Is there an alternative to gum surgery?

With fewer downtimes and no sutures, LANAP is a less invasive alternative to traditional gum surgery. LANAP provides patients with a range of benefits making LANAP laser therapy a comfortable, effective and less intrusive options for repairing gums damaged by periodontal disease.

Is gum graft covered by dental insurance?

Dental insurance will regularly cover at least part of a gum graft procedure if it is done for medical reasons and not just cosmetic purposes. When gum graft surgery is needed to cover exposed roots and prevent bone and tooth loss, it can also be partially covered through medical insurance.

How long does non-surgical periodontal treatment take?

The appointments usually last about an hour each. Once completed, a follow up appointment is required to assess healing which is usually 6-8 weeks later.

Is non-surgical periodontal treatment painful?

For more advanced cases of gum disease, you may need two sessions to complete the procedure. Afterward, you may experience some slight discomfort and bleeding from your gums which will resolve soon afterward. We can recommend an over-the-counter pain reliever to help relieve any discomfort.

How do you fix receding gums without surgery?

Brush and floss twice a day to keep gum recession and other dental health problems away.

  1. Oil Pulling. Oil pulling is a great way to naturally reduce plaque and prevent gingivitis.
  2. Eucalyptus Oil.
  3. Saltwater Rinse.
  4. Aloe Vera.
  5. Peppermint Essential Oil.
  6. Septilin.
  7. Turmeric Gel.
  8. Hydrogen Peroxide.