Why do I Need Gum Surgery?

You need gum surgery because your periodontist has determined that the tissues around your teeth are unhealthy and cannot be repaired with non-surgical treatment alone.

New treatment options using refined techniques can be performed comfortably as office procedures. Improvements in medication, local anesthesia, anxiety and pain control are available to make your treatment appointment more pleasant and comfortable.


We may recommend some regenerative procedures because the bone supporting your teeth has been destroyed. These procedures can restore some of the damage that has been done by regenerating lost bone and tissue while providing stability for function and aesthetic.

The disease-causing bacteria and infected tissues are removed. In addition, a tissue regeneration material may be placed to successfully regenerate bone and ligament.

These materials can include membranes, bone grafts, tissue-stimulating proteins, growth factors or a combination thereof and will help to encourage your body’s natural ability to regenerate lost bone and tissue.

Why Choose Gum Surgery?

  • Reduces bacterial spread – By decreasing harmful mouth bacteria, we can reduce the risk of infections throughout the body.
  • Halts and reverses bone loss – By removing the bacteria, you can avoid destroying important bone tissue.
  • Facilitates home care – It’s much easier to maintain a healthy mouth than it is to clean deep gum pockets.
  • Beautiful smiles – Eliminate red, swollen, and receding gums for a more beautiful smile.

Benefits of Gum Surgery

Eliminating existing bacteria and regenerating bone and tissue help to reduce pocket depths and repair damage caused by the progression of periodontal disease. Re-growing the bone can provide better support for your teeth and reducing the pockets will help you keep your gums and bone healthy.

With a combination of daily oral hygiene and professional maintenance care, you’ll increase the chances of keeping your natural teeth, and decrease the chances of serious health problems associated with periodontal disease.