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  • Mouth Care After Pocket Reduction Surgery: Avoiding Unnecessary Trips To The Gum Doctor


    Pocket reduction surgery or periodontal flap surgery is often necessary because the individual has receding gums that show signs of gum disease. A periodontist who specializes in treatment of the gums typically performs the surgery. Taking proper care of your gums and mouth post-surgery can help you to avoid needing more procedures in the future.   Why Pocket Reduction Surgery Is Necessary? The gums anchor your teeth in your mouth. Unhealthy gums often recede and then the roots of your teeth can be exposed by the deep pockets that result from this problem.
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