Periodontal flap surgery is the reflection of the gums away from the bone and teeth in order to treat gum disease around teeth and implants. This procedure results in reduction in pocketing and creates a stable foundation for long-term periodontal health and stability.

About Periodontal Flap Surgery

Periodontal flap surgery is a method of definitive management of periodontal disease. This surgical procedure is tailored to each individual need with the goal of pocket reduction and inflammation resolution, which is achieved by altering the gum and bone that support the teeth. As periodontists, we are often referred patients who need this type of surgery for management of moderate to severe gum disease.