Treatment for Receding Gums

Gum Surgery Options in Fishers, IN

Receding gums treatment is a powerful way to address gum disease.Gum recession can be the result of a number of factors, but is generally caused by periodontal disease. Gum recession can lead to extremely sensitive teeth and also put your teeth at more risk for damage when they are so exposed.

To ensure the health of your gums and teeth, gum recession should be treated immediately. If you need gum recession surgery in Fishers, IN, contact our office for a consultation with Dr. Orey Pence, DDS, or Dr. Dale Behner, DDS. We offer several successful treatments to restore healthy gum levels, including:

  • Gum Grafting.
  • Gum Pocket Reduction.

Treatment for Receding Gums in Indianapolis

gum surgery treatment for receding gums in Indianapolis Carmel and Fishers

Gum Grafting near Carmel, IN

There are three types of gum graft surgery that may be performed to restore gum tissue, but connective tissue grafts are the most commonly performed. In a connective tissue graft, gum tissue is taken from one area, usually the roof of the mouth, and transferred to cover your exposed root surfaces. Once sutured into place, the donor tissue integrates at the treatment site, resulting in healthier gum levels.

Gum Pocket Reduction in Fishers, IN

During this gum surgery treatment, which may also be utilized to treat periodontal infection, plaque, tartar, and bacteria are removed from the root surfaces and the bone under the gum line is reshaped to correct any damage sustained over time. The periodontal tissue is then stretched into an improved position, sutured into place, and the excess is trimmed.

Learn More About Treatment for Gum Recession in Indianapolis

Gum recession is an oral condition that should be evaluated and addressed as soon as possible. To learn more about your gum surgery options or treatment for receding gums, contact us today at our Fishers office via phone, text, or email. Dr. Orey Pence, DDS, and Dr. Dale Behner, DDS, would love to consult with you if you are in the Indianapolis area, including Fishers, Noblesville, and Carmel.

Pence Family Dentistry members of Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
Voted best dentist in Indiana 2022 by Expertise
Pence Family Dentistry in Indianapolis is an American Dental Association member
Indiana Dental Association membership badge
Contact Us

    9744 Lantern Rd Fishers, IN 46037


    Text message is limited to 160 characters.


    1. Enter your Name.
    2. Enter your Cell Phone Number, area code first
    3. Enter your text message in the box.
    4. Click "Send Text"
    5. A copy of this text will be sent to the office and to your cell phone. The office's reply will also be sent to your cell phone where you can continue the text conversation.
    Note: Mobile message and data rates from your cell phone carrier may apply.Close ClickToCall Button
    NagiosCheckValue - Do not remove please