You’ve been diagnosed with periodontal disease, and your periodontist has recommended periodontal surgery. Like many patients, you may have some concerns. This page provides answers to questions frequently asked by patients diagnosed with periodontal disease. It’s important for you to find answers to your questions before surgery, because knowing what lies ahead will enable you to actively participate in your health care decisions. Uou’ll be one step closer to a healthly mouth and a happy smile.
Why do I need periodontal surgery?
You need periodontal surgery because your dentist and periodontist have determined that the tissues around your teeth are unhealthy and cannot be repaired with non-surgical treatment.