Gum Surgery For Periodontitis.

Gum Surgery For Periodontitis.

Periodontal surgery, commonly known as gum surgery for periodontitis or periodontal flap surgery, is a treatment used to treat periodontitis in its severe stages.

When non-surgical methods, such as scaling and root planing (deep cleaning), have failed to control the disease or improve the state of the gums and supporting tissues, surgery is often advised.

What is the cost of Gum Surgery for Periodontitis?

Gum Surgery for Periodontitis cost in Pakistan ranges between 14000 - 20,000 PKR. However, the surgery price can vary depending on the location of the clinic. 

What diagnosis leads to Gum Surgery for Periodontitis?

Following are the conditions that may lead to gum surgery for periodontitis.

  • Diagnosis of advanced gum disease (periodontitis)

  • Persistent gum disease despite non-surgical treatments

  • Presence of deep periodontal pockets around the teeth

  • Significant bone loss around the teeth

  • Gum recession and exposure to tooth roots

  • Loose teeth or shifting of teeth due to loss of supporting structures

  • Signs of infection, such as pus or abscess formation

  • Radiographic evidence of severe gum disease and bone loss

What is the procedure for Gum Surgery for Periodontitis?

The procedure of gum surgery for periodontitis is:

  • Anesthesia is administered to numb the area being treated.

  • Small incisions are made to create a flap in the gum tissue.

  • Thorough cleaning of tooth roots and surrounding area (scaling and root planing).

  • Additional procedures may be performed for bone and tissue regeneration if needed.

  • The gum flap is repositioned and sutured back into place.

  • Post-operative care instructions are provided for oral hygiene and pain management.

  • Follow-up appointments are scheduled to monitor healing and progress.

What are the risks & complications associated with Gum Surgery for Periodontitis?

The risks and complications of gum surgery for periodontitis are:

  • Infection at the surgical site

  • Bleeding during or after the procedure

  • Pain or discomfort in the treated area

  • Swelling or bruising of the gums and face

  • Gum recession or changes in gumline appearance

  • Sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures

  • Nerve injury leading to temporary or permanent numbness or altered sensation

  • Complications related to anesthesia, such as an allergic reaction or adverse effects

  • Delayed or impaired healing of the gums and surrounding tissues

  • In rare cases, damage to neighboring teeth or dental restorations

What to expect after Gum Surgery for Periodontitis?

Following a gum surgical operation for periodontitis, you may feel discomfort, swelling, and moderate ache. Post-operative bleeding may also occur. Dietary restrictions and oral hygiene recommendations are also suggested by the dentist.

Frequently Asked Questions

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