A Closer Look at Gingival Recession
While not every case of recession requires treatment, evaluating etiology and precipitating factors will help clinicians determine the need for a therapeutic solution.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the percentage of patients presenting with gingival recession and explain the importance of determining etiology.
- Describe systems for categorizing various factors associated with gingival recession.
- Explain why patients seek treatment for gingival recession and name management strategies and possible interventions.
This course was published in the July 2017 issue and expires July 2020. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.