Meet our patient MC who presented with sensitive roots on the canines. Soft tissue grafting was completed via a single 5mm incision under the lip. In this “tunneling” procedure, grafting material and the gum are then moved over the roots and sutured. This minimally invasive surgical technique is ideal for this application as it restores the position of the gum and reduces the sensitive root from being exposed. Please see below for before and after treatment photos where tissue was moved down over the roots leading to improved anatomy, health and elimination of root sensitivity to tactile and temperature change.
If you experience sensitive roots or would like to restore lost gum tissue please reach out to our team at Anderson Periodontal Wellness (248)-480-4910. Dr. Anderson will meet with you and explore treatment options applicable to your case.