Definitions for "Flap Surgery"
Surgery involving the cutting/loosening and raising of the gums to expose the underlying tooth structures.
This technique involves reflecting (lifting) the gum away and then suturing (stitching) it back into place or into a new position that will be easier to clean.
procedure during which a portion of tissue with its blood supply is moved from one part of the body to another. Flaps of muscle, fat, and skin are frequently used to provide tissue for reconstructing breasts.