Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery Bellmore NY
Cosmetic periodontal procedures are a conventional way to cover unsightly, sensitive, or exposed root surfaces and to prevent future gum recession. If you are unhappy with the appearance of short, unsightly teeth this can be greatly improved by a combination of periodontal procedures by Dr. Fishbein and cosmetic dentistry by your dentist.
For more information about crown lengthening, gum grafting, and bone grafting, please refer to the information below. You may also use our Schedule An Appointment form or call our office: Jay S. Fishbein, DMD Bellmore Periodontics Office Phone Number 516-679-1145.
Although your teeth appear short, they may actually be the proper length. The teeth may be covered with too much gum tissue. We can correct this by performing the periodontal plastic surgery procedure, crown lengthening. During this procedure, excess gum and bone tissue are reshaped to expose more of the natural tooth. This can be done to more than one tooth, to even your gum line, and to create a beautiful smile.
Soft Tissue Grafts
Another cosmetic procedure is the soft tissue graft. It is used to cover unattractive tooth roots, reduce gum recession, and protect the roots from decay and eventual loss.
Dental Bone Grafts
Tooth loss causes the jaw bone to recede, which can lead to an unnatural-looking indentation in your gums and jaw, and create a general appearance of aging. The original look of your mouth may not be recaptured because of spaces remaining under and between replacement teeth. They may appear too long compared to nearby teeth.
Bone grafting following tooth loss can preserve the socket/ridge and minimize gum and bone collapse. There is less shrinkage and a more aesthetic tooth replacement for either an implant crown or fixed bridge around the replacement teeth.
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