What To Expect When You Need Flap Surgery To Treat Your Gum Disease
When your gum disease advances to the point where you need surgery to treat it, your dentist may refer you to a periodontist. A periodontist specializes in the treatment of the structures that support your teeth such as the gums and bones. One treatment the periodontist may recommend is flap surgery. Here's how this type of surgery helps gum disease and what you can expect when you have it done.