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Can gingivectomy treat gum disease


Posted on 2/7/2022 by Pacific Oral and Facial Surgery Center
Can gingivectomy treat gum diseaseGum diseases cannot be cured with antibiotics, scaling, or root planning. Gingivectomy reshapes and removes loose teeth of the diseased tissue to get away pockets between the gum and the teeth. The oral professional starts by applying anesthesia which numbs the gum, and a laser can be used to remove the tissue which is loose Gingivectomy help prevent gum disease from further destroying the gum tissue, the bones, and the teeth; smoking after the procedure is highly discouraged, regular visits to the dentist help. 

Gingivectomy in treating gum disease


Givingectomy is necessary for gums when they have pulled away from the teeth, as it gets rid of pockets that prevent plaque from being cleaned, which can bring about gum diseases. Preventing damage in future days; an oral surgeon can recommend this procedure as it keeps away future damage of the gum and allows the oral dentist access to clean the teeth gum diseases creates holes at the teeth`s bottom which these holes have tartar, bacteria, and plaque.

In cosmetic surgery, it helps expose more teeth, and the crown has lengthened. This process typically involves lifting the gum or lengthening the crown, for example, people who have gummy smiles. Gingivectomy can help prevent further damage to the teeth, gum tissue, and bones as it helps the patient clean the area between and around the teeth. If there is bone damage, the teeth become loose.

Gingivectomy helps prevent gum disease from further destroying the gum tissue, the bones, and the teeth; smoking after the procedure is highly discouraged, regular visits to the dentist help. However, gingivectomy has some risks like; introducing harmful bacteria; after the gum surgery process, bacteria can get into the bloodstream, which can also affect the gum tissues. Antibiotics are highly recommended before and after the surgery; Endocarditis; is a certain heart problem that makes it difficult for a heart infection. 
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