Osseous SurgeryConditions Treated
o To facilitate the removal of plaque and tartar carrying disease-causing bacteria by reducing pocket depths to normal.
o To eliminate the diseased lining of the periodontal pocket which aids in healing of the gum. This residual deep pocket lining impairs your ability to properly clean and maintain the gum margin.
o To reshape areas of bone that have been damaged by infection from the bacteria that are in the deep pockets. This enables you to maintain the area around the teeth more effectively.
o To restore confidence in ones dentition by renovating and reinstituting the health of the supporting structures of the teeth.
What does the procedure involve?
Typically, it is unusual to have severe pain after the procedure and any discomfort is managed with pain medication and mouthwashes, which are always provided.
As usual, a comprehensive instruction sheet is provided detailing how to care for your mouth after the procedure to ensure there are no complications.