Improve the Shape and Health of Your Gums
Gingivectomy procedures contour gums and treat gum disease, removing excess or unhealthy tissue.

gingivectomyHave you undergone scaling and root planing, but still suffer from the effects of periodontal disease? A gingivectomy may be the recommended course of treatment for you. Often utilized when other gum disease treatment methods have failed, a gingivectomy can remove infected gum tissue and reshape healthy periodontal tissue in an effort to reduce pocket depths. Dr. Paul Fotek, a skilled periodontist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, performs this gum disease treatment to restore the health of your smile. Advantages include:

  • Removes diseased tissue
  • Improves the health of your gums
  • Reduces the risk of bone and tooth loss
  • Decreases periodontal pocket depths
  • Enhances the appearance of your gums

Dr Fotek is very knowledgeable and experienced. He has provided me and my family the highest quality of care!! I will definitely be referring to him.
– Leonora B.

Gum Disease Treatment Performed by a Specialist

Gingivectomies are typically utilized in severe cases of gum disease, such as advanced periodontitis. Dr. Fotek is a board-certified periodontist and with his expertise and additional training you can rest knowing you’ve got the best doctor for the case. In addition, if dental anxiety is a concern for you Dr. Fotek provides sedation dentistry services. Dr. Fotek performs gingivectomy procedures to prevent the tooth, bone, and gum tissue loss that can accompany periodontal infection. During the procedure, he will trim away the tissue marked for removal and reshape the gum line, restoring the protective barrier that gum tissue affords your teeth. If you have been diagnosed with periodontal disease or have undergone previous gum disease treatment but are still experiencing symptoms, contact our office for a consultation. We provide advanced periodontal techniques and treatments to not only improve your smile, but keep it healthy for years to come.

Gingivectomy to Fix a Gummy Smile

gingivectomy2While a gingivectomy is an effective gum disease treatment, it is commonly performed to correct a smile that is marred by excess gum tissue. Our periodontist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL can remove excess gum tissue, exposing more of your tooth surface to enhance the beauty of your smile. Dr. Fotek can also contour the shape of the tissue that frames your teeth for improved balance and evenness.

For exceptional service and quality care, call our office in Palm Beach Gardens, FL to schedule your consultation today. Dr. Fotek and our team of skilled professionals are committed to helping you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile with gentle periodontal treatment, implant dentistry, and preventative care.

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