Periodontal plastic surgery procedures

GINGIVAL GRAFTS

Gum grafts surgery can be used to cover roots or develop gum tissue after excessive gingival recession. It repairs the defect and helps to prevent additional recession and bone loss. It reduces sensitivity.

DENTAL CROWN LENGTHENING PROCEDURE

Gummy smiles can be improved using dental crown lengthening procedure.

 ENDODONTIC SURGERY

Osseous lesions or cysts are related to old or insufficent root treatments. Endodontic surgery is the solution needed to erase the lesions and promote bone healing. This minimally invasive procedure, conducted under microscopy, aim the removal of the cyst and the cleaning of the root apex before retro filling.

Risk factors

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The main cause of periodontal (gum) disease is plaque, but other factors affect the health of your gums.

  • AGE
  • SMOKING/TOBACCO USE
  • GENETICS
  • STRESS
  • MEDICATIONS
  • CLENCHING OR GRINDING TEETH
  • OTHER SYSTEMIC DISEASES
  • POOR NUTRITION AND OBESITY

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Preventing periodontal disease

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Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is caused when bacteria in plaque (a sticky, colourless film that forms in the mouth) build up between the gums and teeth. When the bacteria begin to grow, the gums surrounding the tooth can become inflamed.