Cosmetic Gum Surgery

These procedures either lengthen teeth that appear short due to excess gums or graft gum tissue onto areas where recession exists. Gum recession, with exposed roots, predispose the teeth to thermal sensitivity, cavities and the need for root canal treatment.

Plastic Surgery Case Studies

Case Study 1

case study 1a | Oakwell Periodontics

Patient concerned with appearance of pronounced recession.

case study 1b | Oakwell Periodontics

Improved esthetics 3 weeks after soft tissue grafting to cover recession.

Case Study 2

case study 2a | Oakwell Periodontics

Lower front tooth shows severe recession and patient reports pain with eating & brushing

case study 2b | Oakwell Periodontics

Recession covered with Gingival Graft

Case Study 3

case study 3a | Oakwell Periodontics

Progressive recession with roots covered by fillings

case study 3b | Oakwell Periodontics

Photo shows lower teeth with severe recession on same patient

case study 3c | Oakwell Periodontics

Fillings were removed from teeth in both upper and lower arches, roots were cleaned & covered with connective tissue grafts. This results in a very healthy and cosmetic gum line which is permanent.

Case Study 4

case study 4a | Oakwell Periodontics

Uneven gum contours & large fillings are very unattractive.

case study 4b | Oakwell Periodontics

Following periodontal plastic surgery & crowns, this patient has a beautiful smile.

Case Study 5

case study 5a | Oakwell Periodontics

Multiple front teeth had severe periodontal disease and had to be pulled.

case study 5b | Oakwell Periodontics

The upper tooth was replaced with an implant and the lower teeth were replaced with a bridge.

Case Study 6

case study 6a | Oakwell Periodontics

Short appearing teeth with excess gum tissue.

case study 6b | Oakwell Periodontics

After surgery to remove excess gum tissue.

Case Study 7

case study 7a | Oakwell Periodontics

Another patient with uneven gum contours.

case study 7b | Oakwell Periodontics

Periodontal plastic surgery was performed to correct contours.