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Cosmetic Gum Surgery

The surgeons at Valley Oral Surgery are available to provide advanced surgical techniques for preserving and restoring the soft tissues of the upper and lower jaw. The periodontal supporting tissues (gums) are critical to the overall health of natural teeth and implants. Proper evaluation and maintenance of these soft tissues will help ensure oral health.

Maintenance of a natural, healthy soft tissue architecture around dentition and implants is critical to provide an optimal aesthetic result.

The following periodontal/plastic surgical procedures are available at Valley Oral Surgery:

  • AUGMENTATION OF ATTACHED GUM TISSUES AROUND NATURAL TEETH AND IMPLANT RESTORATIONS.
  • COVERAGE OF MUCOGINGIVAL DEFECTS AROUND IMPLANTS AND TEETH.
  • EDENTULOUS RIDGE PRESERVATION FOLLOWING TOOTH REMOVAL.
  • FRENECTOMIES.
  • SURGICAL SOFT TISSUE SCULPTING PROCEDURES.
  • RECONSTRUCTION OF INTERDENTAL PAPILLAE OR INTERIMPLANT PAPILLAE.

The specific surgical techniques available include the following:

  • PALATAL GINGIVAL GRAFT.
  • SUBEPITHELIAL CONNECTIVE TISSUE GRAFTS.
  • ALLODERM - THIS IS AN ACELLUAR DERMAL MATRIX FOR SOFT TISSUE AUGMENTATION ELIMINATING THE NEED FOR A DONOR SITE.
  • PRP ( PLATELET RICH PLASMA ) - THIS IS USED IN COMBINATION WITH SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES TO ENHANCE HEALING.
  • CROWN LENGTHENING PROCEDURES - THIS WILL ALLOW THE RESTORING DENTIST THE ABILITY TO RESTORE DAMAGED TEETH.
  • VESTIBULOPLASTIES - PROCEDURES TO DEEPEN THE VESTIBULE (GUTTERS ).
  • FRENECTOMIES.

Frequently, the soft tissue procedures are done in conjuction with bone grafting. The doctors at Valley Oral Surgery can use autogenous bone or bone substitutes such as Bio-os and Puros.

The team concept and a comprehensive treatment plan are critical to obtaining the best cosmetic and functional result for your case. The doctors at Valley Oral Surgery are happy to collaborate with their colleagues to provide this service.