Soft tissue grafts are used to cover exposed root surfaces and replace gum tissue, which was lost due to gum recession. The benefits of grafting include improved appearance, protection to the teeth and reduced tooth sensitivity.
In cases where significant bone changes have accompanied periodontal disease or where pockets remain even after scaling and root planing, periodontal surgery is done to reduce pockets and improve the contour of the bone and gums around the teeth.
Implants have become the first choice and a standard of care for tooth replacement. While one missing tooth can be disfiguring, multiple missing teeth can result in bone loss, affecting facial contours and causing a drift of the surrounding teeth. Implants help preserve your jawline and prevent further damage.
Crown lengthening is a procedure to increase the amount of tooth extending from the gum line, so that a new crown or restoration can be placed. Crown lengthening is often needed where there is a crack, tooth decay, resorption, or extreme wear.