temoval of part of the gum to treat gum disease or to improve the appearance of the teeth or the smile; used for a gummy smile
The excision or removal of part of the gums.
a periodontal procedure which eliminates excess gum tissue
a procedure where unhealthy gum tissue is trimmed back in order to prevent more bacteria from growing
The surgical removal of a diseased part of the gums.
Cutting away of loose infected and diseased gum tissue.
The removal of gingiva (gum).
the modification of the "gums" to make the teeth and the smile appear more pleasing.
The surgical removal of gum pockets
removal of gum tissue (gingiva)
The excision or removal of gingiva.
Surgical removal of gum tissue
A form of gum surgery in which, generally, non-healthy gum tissue is removed.
The removal of gingival (gum) tissue.
the removal of the soft tissue surrounding the tooth. Typically used in treatment of periodontal disease and cosmetic dentistry.
a relatively minor type of periodontal surgery that involves the removal of a small amount of gum tissue around one or more teeth. Procedure is used in periodontal therapy to remove diseased tissue. It is also used to simply improve esthetics.