is required for a variety of reasons. We have extensive experience in treating periodontal disease. The treatment of pockets, which are deeper areas under the gum, often involving loss of the supporting bone, are now commonly treated with lasers. (See Laser Pocket Therapy). Periodontal surgery can be necessary in situations such as Clinical Crown Lengthening, which is necessary when a tooth has decayed or broken below the gum. A surgery is necessary to lower the gum and bone to expose enough tooth structure for a final restoration. Other types of periodontal surgery include treatment of inadequate amounts of gum, which are frequently solved with grafting. Periodontal surgery is often an important part of cosmetic dentistry. Usually, with the help of lasers, we are able to reshape and trim the gum tissue for a properly proportioned and aesthetically pleasing SMILE.
How is the health of your gums? Do you know if you have pockets?