Surgery can help When nonsurgical treatment cannot.
When All Else Fails...
Gum disease can reach a stage at which antibiotics, scaling and root planing, and other solutions cannot resolve periodontal pockets (areas of loose tissue that allow bacteria to collect). Gingivectomy may be the only solution.
A Clean Slate.
Once the diseased tissue has been removed and your incisions have healed, you can begin a new chapter of oral health in your life that you can maintain with brushing, flossing, and six-month checkups.