When non-surgical methods like scaling and root planing are not enough to address the effects of gum
disease, flap surgery can restore the health of your smile. If left untreated, gum disease can cause
extensive damage to the supporting structures of your teeth and eventually leading to tooth loss. The
periodontist perform flap procedure to stop the progression of gum disease.
What is Periodontal Flap Surgery?
Flap surgery is the separation of a section of your gum tissue from the underlying tissue to allow a good view and direct access to the bone and root surface.