It is important to prevent / reduce additional bone loss and gum recession in your mouth. This is one of the purposes of the gum graft. Sometimes this procedure is used to cover exposed roots so as to protect them from decay. Covering your roots may also assist in reducing any sensitivity of the teeth and to overall improve the aesthetics of your smile. Whether you have a soft tissue graft to improve the aesthetics or function of your mouth, you will likely receive the benefits of both: improved periodontal and overall oral health and a beautiful, enhanced smile. This is the route to speaking, eating and smiling with confidence and comfort.
Please note that covering the roots is unpredictable and no guarantee can be given as to the final coverage or lack of. These pictures are only examples and not guaranteed results.