A soft tissue graft reinforces thin gums or fills in places where gums have receded. Grafted tissue is either removed from the roof of your mouth or procured from a tissue bank (AlloDermR). The graft is stitched in place over the affected area. After healing, stitches dissolve or are removed.
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