When traditional periodontal surgery is required, there is typically an excess of soft tissue, the jawbone needs to be rebuilt or periodontal disease has reached its most severe stage. Early treatment is highly recommended.
We are focused on your comfort during the entire procedure and offer local anesthesia and even oral and IV sedation if needed.
- You may need a gum graft to replace diseased gum tissue. Click here to read more about gum grafts.
- A gingivectomy re-shapes loose, diseased gum tissue to enable more thorough cleaning of your teeth at home.
- The bone may need to be recontoured to eliminate pockets and make it possible for you to keep your teeth clean.
- Dr. Pumphrey is trained in the advanced pinhole surgical technique, a scalpel-free suture-free surgical option.