Have you undergone scaling and root planning, 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:
While 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.
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. Dr. Fotek performs gingivectomy procedures to prevent the tooth, bone, and gum tissue loss that can accompany periodontal infection. We provide advanced periodontal techniques and treatments to not only improve your smile but keep it healthy for years to come. For more information on treatment, visit our treatment page or contact our office for a consultation today!