Gingivectomy in Eden Prairie, MN
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A gingivectomy is a dental surgical procedure aimed at removing excess gum tissue. Gingivectomies are often performed to eliminate overgrown or diseased gum tissue that can lead to issues like gum disease, deep gum pockets, or an uneven gumline.
The WaterLase dental laser system revolutionizes the process of gingivectomy by combining laser energy with a stream of water. This advanced technology enables precise and minimally invasive gum tissue removal, allowing for targeted treatment with minimal damage to surrounding healthy tissue. The sterilizing effect of the laser adds an extra layer of safety, reducing the risk of infection.
Most cases only require a topical anesthetic applied to the area for 2-3 minutes. Talk with your dentist regarding a custom plan to keep you comfortable for this procedure.