Healthy gum tissue protects your teeth from periodontal disease and sensitivity while giving you a great smile. Routine dental check-ups along with proper brushing are essential for maintaining healthy gums; however some patients may require treatment.
Gum recession is sometimes treated by retrieving soft tissue from the roof (palate) of your mouth. However, removing a section of your palate creates unnecessary pain and discomfort.
AlioDerm® RTM allows your clinician to restore your smile without retrieving tissue from the palate. AlloDerm® RTM can provide a natural esthetic outcome and an excellent alternative to using your own tissue.
Aggressive tooth brushing and periodontal disease are two primary causes for recession; which can lead to the following:
AlloDerm® RTM is donated tissue that has been processed to remove cells creating a regenerative tissue matrix. Its success in soft tissue treatments is documented by more than 10 years of dental applications and research.
Thousands of clinicians and patients have made AlloDerm® RTM their choice for gum recession due to the following advantages:
AlloDerm® RTM is widely used in the medical and dental fields for plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Since its introduction in 1994, over one million AlloDerm® RTM grafts have been successfully placed in various applications.
Donor tissue is extensively screened and tested and then undergoes proprietary processing to ensure that AlloDerm® RTM is ready for use in patients.
Site may be covered with a dressing material. Recovery instructions can vary for each patient and will be provided by your dental specialist.
Instructions may include but are not limited to:
Clinical images courtesy of John Paul Gallardo, DDS, PA, Miami
Discuss your full medical history with your dentist. Patient results may vary. Only a trained clinician can determine the best treatment plan. Please ask your dentist to explain the benefits and risks to see if AlloDerm® RTM is right for you.