Gum disease can lead to your dentist recommending gum surgery to correct the issue. Gingivitis and periodontitis are examples of gum disease which may need to be addressed with gum surgery.
– Gum disease can result in tooth loss and bone damage as gums separate from the teeth.
– Different forms of gum surgery address the different degrees of gum disease.
– A dentist will assess each patient to verify gum surgery is a safe option.
If left untreated, gum disease may lead to the development of a variety of health problems, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and pre-term, low-birth-weight babies.
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