Osseous Surgery

Osseous surgery procedure is performed when gum disease has destroyed the bone and delicate tissue supporting your teeth. It’s otherwise called pocket depth decrease or gingivectomy. Periodontal or gum disease is serious contamination that harms the bone and ligaments that help your teeth. Gum disease is the main source of tooth loss in adults; it doesn’t need to be! In its early stages, periodontal disease is reversible with the nonsurgical procedure. Whenever left to progress to the point where the significant bone is lost, your dental specialist may prescribe the rigid osseous surgery to save your tooth.

Decreasing pocket depth and wiping out existing bacteria are significant in preventing harm brought about by the progression of periodontal disease and in helping you keep up a healthy smile. Killing bacteria alone may not be adequate to prevent disease repeat. Deeper pockets are harder for you and your specialist to clean, so it’s important to make them as small as could be it can be. Little pockets and a blend of every day oral cleanliness and specialist care increase your chances of keeping your original teeth just as reduces the possibility of serious medical issues related to periodontal illness.

How does it help?

  • regrowing damaged bones and tissues
  • preventing tooth loss
  • reducing gum gaps between teeth, known as black triangles
  • reshaping the jaw hone to lower the risk for bacterial growth in bone crevices
  • eliminating bacteria and infection

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Experienced Periodontist serving the communities of Weston, Southwest Ranches, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Cooper City, Sunrise, Miami, Kendall, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, West Palm Beach, and more.



During this method, your periodontist will fold back the gum tissue and evacuate the infection causing bacteria before guarding the tissue once more into the right place. If the fundamental bone has been harmed, the irregular surface will be smoothed out to limit regions where infection-causing bacteria can accumulate. This will likewise permit your gum tissue to reattach to healthy bone all the more successfully. You may feel some swelling after the surgery, so applying an ice pack to the outside of your face over the treated zone can help with any uneasiness. Sometimes, antibiotics are given before, during, and after the treatment so as to prevent any diseases or infection. After a couple of weeks, you need to see your periodontist who can check the surgical area and guarantee your mouth is recovering appropriately.

In case left untreated, gum infection may start the development of various health issues, for example, cardiovascular sickness, diabetes, and pre-term, low-birth-weight babies. Gum disease can turn into a severe health condition influencing the teeth, gums, and bones, leading contamination and bone and tissue passing.

This may require broad surgery procedure to fix and treat the condition. To reduce risk factors, keeping up healthy oral cleanliness, and keeping routine dental checkups can reduce the risk and seriousness of gum infection. Treating periodontal disease in its most early stages is ever best for a good result. If in case, realize that even in further developed stages, osseous surgery procedure might be the treatment that causes you to keep your teeth.

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