A transplant is a thin layer of gum usually taken at the palate
Gum grafting (also called free autogenous gingival grafting) increases the attached gingiva and stops the progression of the gum loosening.
It is placed at the base of the tooth and does not cover the root already exposed.
The success rate of this procedure is excellent and its benefit will last the patient’s entire life. Healing is sometimes compromised in smokers.
A transplant is a thin layer of gum usually taken at the palate.
The graft is placed at the base of the loaf (it does not cover the root), to strengthen / increase the attached gingiva and stabilize the area.