Periodontal surgery is a plastic (reshaping) surgical procedure designed to restore and regenerate normal form and function to lost and damaged periodontal structures which support the teeth (the gum tissue, periodontal ligament and bone).
This movie presents the dental microscope Carl Zeiss during periodontal surgery. Material from: Carl Zeiss.
► See also: CLINICAL CASE: Root Coverage with AlloDerm
► Clinical Case: Surgical Elimination of Periodontal Pockets - University of Michigan
► Clinical Case: Gummy Smile Treatment - Dr. Chris Chang