It is performed on the gums in order to shorten the depth of the periodontal pockets, prepare the surface of the teeth to acquire the new adhesion of the gum and achieve greater resistance. It is usually indicated in periodontitis or pyorrhea. This type of surgery is also done to treat peri-implantitis.
Requires infiltrative anesthesia:
Duration of the session:
- 1 hour
Number of visits or sessions:
- It is done in one session.
- Inflammation may be present during the first days after surgery. It can also give some sensitivity.