The main areas of surgical treatment in dentistry are the following:
Correction of gum pathologies, the presence of inflammatory processes in them.
Tooth preserving or tooth extraction.
Preparation for implantation.
In the first case, the most common indication for surgery is periodontitis. The disease is infectious in nature, under the influence of pathogenic microorganisms, the ligamentous apparatus, the bone tissue of the tooth are destroyed. Therefore, foci of inflammation should be removed in a timely manner. If deep gingival pockets have already formed and access to them is difficult, an open curettage (patchwork) is necessary. Continue reading