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If the pockets are more than 5mm in depth, the Periodontist will prefer Gingival Flap Surgery to minimize the depth of the pocket. Periodontist would separate the gum tissue and teeth and go for deep cleaning with an ultrasonic scaling device, also he will remove tartar, plaque, and biofilm below the pockets with the help of hand instruments.
In Gingivectomy dentist cutoff the overgrown gum tissue. Sometimes it happens that the gum tissue overgrows and covers the teeth, in that situation, Gingivectomy is performed.
Gingivoplasty gum surgery is conducted when you want to reshape or reframe healthy gum tissue around the teeth to make them look better as it enhances your smile. Gingivoplasty is also used when gum is required to push away from the teeth.
After going through any gum surgery its important for you to know that how to maintain the teeth and gum tissue healthy. Brush your teeth and gum tissue with a fluoride-containing toothpaste and if you feel any pain don’t hesitate in approaching a Periodontist.