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What is it called when a dentist has to cut open the gums?

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Dr. Wayne ORoark
Dentistry
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In brief: Periodontal surgery

An often good wayneo to avoid need for cutting gums to treat gum surgery is with lasers.
Find a dentist that does lanap.

In brief: Periodontal surgery

An often good wayneo to avoid need for cutting gums to treat gum surgery is with lasers.
Find a dentist that does lanap.
Dr. Wayne ORoark
Dr. Wayne ORoark
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
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In brief: Surgery

There are many surgical procedures that require "opening" up the gums: periodontal surgery, apicoectomy, dental implant surgery, removal of impacted teeth, just to name a few; and many dentists who perform these procedures: periodontist, oral surgeon, endodontist, prosthodontist, general dentist.
Can you be more specific and tell us why you ask?

In brief: Surgery

There are many surgical procedures that require "opening" up the gums: periodontal surgery, apicoectomy, dental implant surgery, removal of impacted teeth, just to name a few; and many dentists who perform these procedures: periodontist, oral surgeon, endodontist, prosthodontist, general dentist.
Can you be more specific and tell us why you ask?
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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