• Dos and Donts after Periodontal Surgery 17 - Jul - 2010, at 21:00 PM - 1

  • As in every surgical procedure, surgery aftercare plays in very important role for proper healing and for the success of objectives of surgery. Similarly in Periodontal surgery, you need to take good aftercare. However after periodontal surgery, there are few things which one must be aware. Like..

  • Even though the signs of periodontitis seem to be absent such as bleeding gums, weak and loose teeth as well as red and swollen teeth, you may still have gingival recession which is characterised by the receding of gums that will eventually reveal the dentine as well as the roots of the teeth. T..

  • Understanding Bone Grafting 03 - Apr - 2009, at 06:28 AM

  • Bone grafting is a surgical procedure in which artificial material or a patient’s own bone is used to fill the defects in the bone. Bone grafting can be used to produce excellent results in cases where extensive bone repair is required like in cases of bone fracture, birth defects, tra..

  • Understanding Gingival Flap Surgery 03 - Apr - 2009, at 06:12 AM

  • Gingival flap surgery, also known as pocket reduction surgery is the surgical procedure done to restore the gums and bone in case of periodontal diseases which are non-responsive to non-surgical treatment. A gum specialist (periodontist) or an oral surgeon often performs the procedure. ..

  • Crpwn Lengthening Surgery 03 - Apr - 2009, at 05:52 AM - 3

  • Crown lengthening involves exposing the tooth crown by surgically excising the excessive gingival tissue surrounding the  crown. Such a procedure is usually performed in prosthetic cases to provide enhanced retention area for crowns and bridges.   Pro..

  • Understanding Gingivectomy 03 - Apr - 2009, at 05:17 AM

  • Gingivectomy is the kind of gum disease surgery which involves the removal of the diseased or excessively grown gingiva with the help of special instruments like Orban or Kirkland knife.Such a specialized treatment of gums and surrounding periodontal tissues is performed by Periodontist. Gingive..

  • What is Gum Disease Surgery 03 - Apr - 2009, at 04:39 AM

  • Gum Surgery, also known as Periodontal Surgery, is a kind of minor or major dental surgery used to treat the gums, gingiva and the oral tissues around the teeth and the surrounding jaw bone which hold the teeth in the alveolar sockets. A Dentist specializing in the treatment of gum dise..

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