At Financial District Dentistry, our commitment to oral health extends beyond routine dental care. Our dentists and team specialize in advanced periodontal surgery to address severe gum disease and its effects. This specialized branch of dental care is essential for patients experiencing advanced periodontitis, aiming to restore gum health and prevent tooth loss.

Understanding Periodontal Surgery

Periodontal surgery encompasses various surgical procedures designed to restore the health of the gums and surrounding tissues affected by periodontal disease. This form of treatment is typically recommended when nonsurgical methods, such as scaling and root planing, are insufficient to halt the progression of gum disease. 

Types of Periodontal Surgery

  • Flap Surgery (Pocket Reduction Surgery): Reduces the depth of the periodontal pockets, allowing for more effective cleaning of the root surfaces.
  • Grafting: Includes bone grafting to regenerate lost bone and soft tissue grafts to address gum recession.
  • Guided Tissue Regeneration: Stimulates bone and gum tissue growth around teeth that are at risk of being lost due to periodontal disease.

Benefits of Periodontal Surgery

  • Improved Gum Health: Directly addresses the underlying cause of gum disease, promoting the healing and regeneration of gum tissue.
  • Enhanced Appearance and Comfort: Can improve the aesthetics of your smile and reduce symptoms such as gum recession and tooth sensitivity.
  • Preservation of Teeth: Aims to prevent tooth loss by stabilizing the teeth with improved gum and bone support. 

Contact Financial District Dentistry

If you are experiencing signs of advanced gum disease or wish to learn more about periodontal surgery in San Francisco, California, please call our office at 415-399-9999. We look forward to providing you with advanced, compassionate care, ensuring the longevity and health of your smile.