Flap surgery is typically done under local anesthesia, sometimes accompanied by oral anti-anxiety medications; alternatively, it may be performed under intravenous conscious sedation. After anesthesia has taken effect, a small incision is made to separate the gums from the teeth. The flap surgery may be the best treatment option when advanced periodontitis or gum disease develops. This condition will make your teeth in dangerous situations. At this level, you could even begin losing your teeth because the ligaments and bone tissue that surround them are being destroyed. Before that nightmare happens, feel free to visit us for getting the best treatment
Nowadays, flap surgery is a leading method for repairing and treating periodontal pockets. Generally, the first step to treat periodontal pockets that have developed is via cleaning and scaling with a manual or ultrasonic instrument. If it does not work, periodontal surgery will be considered. Flap surgery will help to create an environment that makes it easier to maintain your periodontal health. The pocket that has an area below the gum line where gum tissue has detached from the teeth. It can result an uncleanable space where harmful bacteria can develop. Some of the dangerous effects are caused by these bacteria including the inflammation of the tissues, resulting in sensitivity, bleeding, and pain. If you ignore these symptoms, it will cause a host of problems such as losing the tooth-supporting bone structure, gum disease, and possibly even whole-body problems. We will strive to solve your problem here, at Melbourne Family Dentist.