Sealing a Gingival Cleft via Microsurgical Grafting in Portsmouth NH

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If you look closely at the photo on the left you will see a fissure extending from our patient’s gumline all the way through her attached gum tissue for almost 1/2 inch (8 mm). These clefts allow bacteria to enter the gum tissue and cause bone damage and gum infections. Using a microsurgical tunneling graft we were able to seal the cleft and save her canine.