Gum diseases are common and can cause damage to the teeth and gums. However, it is possible to solve these issues and improve your smile using advanced dental treatments. One such treatment is Gingivectomy surgery. This surgical procedure removes the diseased portion of the gum tissue or gingiva and improves aesthetic appearance. If you want to learn more about Gingivectomy surgery in Dubai, continue reading below.
Table of Contents
- 1 What is Gingivectomy Surgery?
- 2 Candidacy Criteria
- 3 Pre-Op Care
- 4 Procedure
- 5 Aftercare
- 6 Benefits
- 7 Gingivectomy Surgery FAQs
- 8 Cost of Gingivectomy Surgery
- 9 Consult an Expert
What is Gingivectomy Surgery?
People are likely to experience different dental and gum illnesses from time to time. Due to a variety of gum diseases, some portions of the gum tissue can become infected and sore. Fixing the diseased areas of the gums is essential, and a dentist can help treat different gum diseases using suitable techniques. A commonly selected treatment option for such problems is removing the diseased portion of the gum tissue.
Gingivectomy or Gum Tissue Removal in Dubai is a surgical procedure where a portion of gum tissue (gingiva) is removed. It can be used to treat conditions like gingivitis, and it can also be used to remove extra gum tissue for cosmetic reasons.
You can be a good candidate for this procedure if you have any gum disease or a gummy smile. Please visit our clinic to find out if you should have it or not and know more details about the procedure.
A person can undergo the procedure for the following reasons:
- For Gum Disease: This surgical procedure can help treat different gums and teeth diseases.
- For Gum Recession: It often suits people who are having gum recession due to:
- Gum injury
- Bacterial infections
- Gum diseases (e.g. gingivitis)
- For Cosmetic Reasons: It is also performed for cosmetic purposes where a portion of gum tissue is trimmed to give it a better shape.
Gingivectomy surgery in Dubai is a surgical procedure, and some measures must be taken before having it. Usually, the dentist guides patients about pre-procedure instructions during the initial consultation. Patients may have to avoid eating or drinking particular items before the procedure.
Gum Tissue Removal in Dubai is simple to perform and takes a short time to finish. Depending on the gum tissue that has to be removed, a Gingivectomy can take about 30 to 60 minutes to complete. A low-level laser light (advanced option) can also be used to deliver better results.
The step-by-step procedure is as follows:
- Before starting the procedure, the dentist will numb the treatment area using local anesthesia.
- At the start, the dentist will use a scalpel to make incisions and remove extra gum tissue.
- After trimming and removal, the remaining gums are reattached in and around the teeth with stitches.
Since Gingivectomy is a surgical procedure, patients have to follow some aftercare instructions. Most people go back to their routine within a few weeks of having it. However, regular checkups every three months will be beneficial for the patient. Additionally, patients should follow their dentist’s guidelines about eating and drinking.
A good candidate for this surgery can enjoy a number of benefits by having gum removal. One of its major benefits is a significant improvement in the appearance of the gums and teeth. It also stops the further growth of the disease. All in all, it improves the patient’s oral hygiene and aesthetic appearance.
Gingivectomy Surgery FAQs
Do gums grow back after Gingivectomy?
Yes, gum tissue can grow back after your dentist trims it during a Gingivectomy treatment. However, it will not grow back if you fail to follow the guidelines from your dentist.
Is gum surgery painful?
Like other surgical procedures, gum removal surgery also causes some pain and discomfort. That is why dentists administer local anesthesia to keep the patient at ease during the treatment. However, the patient may feel slight pain once the effects of local anesthesia start to weaken.
Is Gingivectomy permanent?
Yes, Gingivectomy can be permanent if you follow your dentist’s instructions. In case you cannot take care of your mouth on a regular basis, your gum tissues can experience some sort of growth. However, people do not face any trouble due to minor gum tissue growth.
How long does gum tissue take to heal?
In general, the gum tissue takes two weeks to heal. But, the healing process depends on factors, such as routine oral care, a healthy diet, and lifestyle choices. In some cases, gum tissue can take only one week to come to standard form.
Can I brush my teeth after a Gingivectomy?
Dentists recommend that patients avoid rinsing their mouth and brushing their teeth for at least 24 hours after the procedure. Patients can start brushing their teeth with extra care after a day or so. However, if they feel pain, they should not brush their teeth for a few more days.
Cost of Gingivectomy Surgery
Each patient pays a different Gingivectomy surgery cost in Dubai because the level of the problem varies from person to person. The pricing is determined by:
- Expertise and reputation of the dentist
- Geographic location of the provider
- Nature of the problem
- Number of sessions
- Desired results
Please contact us to know how much you will have to pay for this treatment in your case.
Consult an Expert
You can be the right candidate, and we can review your problem if you visit Euromed® Clinic Center. If you are interested in this treatment, you can learn more by directly speaking to one of our experts. So, contact us now, book an appointment, and visit our expert dental surgeon.
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