It is performed when a patient has severe periodontal disease that cannot cured with scaling and root planing (deep cleanings) or other periodontal procedures. Gingivectomies are performed to remove and reshape loose, diseased gum tissue and reduce the deep pockets between teeth.
Why Choose a Gingivectomy?
- The removal of extra gum tissue can be caused by certain medications
- It can dramatically improve the appearance of one smile
- Improves the bone health around the teeth