When we laughing, gingival recession occurs and a bad image occurs. Most people are afraid to smile because of this situation. When our smiles look good, makes us feel better and look happy against our environment. The main reasons for tooth extraction are the shortness of the teeth, the long jaw structure, the laughing muscles work harder than normal and the effect of nose to lip. Gingivectomy and gingivoplasty are applied to solve this aesthetic disorder seen in the gums. If the aim of the treatment is to extend the length of the teeth, these two procedures can be applied together. These applications are not only for gingival recessions; It is also done when people are uncomfortable with gingival fit.

What Is Gingivectomy?

It is a method used in the treatment of gingival diseases. Part of the gingival tissue is removed by surgical procedure and an aesthetic appearance is gained. Diseased gingival tissue is cleaned and the filling or crown placed in gingival, the treatment is completed. As a result of not good brushing the teeth, bacteria formed in the gums are removed by gingivectomy.

What Is Gingivoplasty?

Gingivoplasty is called shaping of healthy gum tissues. This treatment is applied for aesthetic purposes after gingivectomy. After gingivectomy procedure, gingivoplasty is applied to the gingival and the person is given more aesthetic smile.

What Should Be Done After Gingivectomy And Gingivoplasty?

Soft foods must be consumed to prevent damage to the gums after the application. Hard and crusty foods should not be consumed. To accelerate the healing process, oral hygiene should be provided and the bandaged area should not be touched. Other areas should be gently cleaned with a soft toothbrush, except for the areas where the bandage is located. After the procedure, the bandages can be removed after 7-10 days. After 3-4 weeks, the dis flesh will regain their normal appearance.