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Periodontal Regenerative Surgery (Tissue Regeneration, Bone Regeneration) - NYC

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Overview

Periodontal disease is caused when the gum line recedes, causing the tooth to become exposed and at risk for decay and tooth loss. While there are numerous treatments that can help control periodontal disease, New York City dentist, Dr. Jason Kasarsky, uses advanced regeneration techniques to help reverse gum disease. Bone grafting or tissue grafting can be used to replace lost bone and tissue, and promote gum healing. Bone grafts are often used to help strengthen the jawline, while a gum tissue graft can treat receding gums and restore an even gum line. During this procedure, Dr. Kasarsky carefully folds back the gum tissue and uses special instruments to gently remove bacteria. In addition to bone grafting and tissue grafting, certain proteins can be used to help encourage and stimulate the body's natural ability to regenerate tissue and bone. Periodontal regenerative surgery is a special technique that can be discussed during a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Kasarsky.

Why Tissue Grafting?

  • To treat periodontal (gum) disease
  • To contour and reshape uneven gum tissue
  • To correct receding gums or gums that are too high
  • To treat bone loss
  • To stabilize dental implants due to gum loss

Procedure

Dr. Kasarsky will use local anesthesia to numb the area being treated. In addition, other sedation options are available to help our patient with any discomfort and to ease anxiety. To start periodontal regeneration treatment, the gum tissue will be folded back so that the areas needing the graft can be visible. The area will be cleaned thoroughly, ensuring there is no bacteria. The graft will then be placed in the correct location and carefully sutured back together. Dr. Kasarsky will treat the area with medication and certain enhancement building proteins to help promote healing and regeneration. Most patients will return in about 7-10 days to have their sutures removed and so that Dr. Kasarsky can check to see how the gums are progressing. 

Aftercare

After periodontal regenerative surgery, patients will be sore and will need to take it easy for a day. Patients will adhere to a soft foods, liquid diet while the surgical site heals. Pain medication and anti inflammatory medication will be prescribed as needed. Before leaving our office the day of surgery, patients will schedule their follow up visit with Dr. Kasarsky. Gentle brushing and flossing should continue daily, and regular dental exams and cleanings are important and should be scheduled routinely.

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Regenerate and Restore

We invite you to call our New York City dental practice and consult with Dr. Kasarsky about the latest procedures used to prevent gum disease, correct periodontal conditions such as gum loss, and restore the health of your mouth after periodontal disease. Dr. Kasarsky is trained in all areas of periodontal surgery and can help regenerate loss bone and tissue, as well as reverse periodontal disease so that you can maintain a healthy mouth for years to come. We look forward to meeting you!

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