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What is Gum Surgery?

Gum surgery is a surgical procedure to treat periodontal gum diseases. There are two types of gum surgery. The flap surgery involves making a flap like opening in the gum and cleaning plaque from deep periodontal pockets. Gum grafting surgery is performed when the patient has insufficient gum tissue. Gum surgery takes about 60 to 90 minutes.  

Is Gum Surgery painful?

Gum surgery is performed after administering local anaesthesia. Patients should not feel any pain during the surgery.

When can I travel by air after Gum Surgery?

Patients should travel by air up to two days after gum surgery. They should get certification from their doctor as fit for travel by air before embarking on their journey.

How long does recovery after Gum Surgery take?

Complete recovery from gum surgery will take three to four weeks.  

What post-operative care is required after Gum Surgery?

Patients should take all prescribed medications correctly. They should apply ice packs on their face to bring down the swelling. They should eat soft food till the stitches are removed. They should rinse their mouths gently for the first few days after surgery. Patients should not smoke or drink alcohol for at least a month. They should sleep with their head elevated till the swelling comes down. Patients should avoid strenuous exercise and lifting heavy objects for at least a month.  

What are the alternatives to gum surgery?

The alternative to gum surgery is the laser assisted gum disease treatment also called LANAP.

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Good
from 1,683 users
6.6
Sunninghill & Waterfall Dentists - Dental Clinic in South AfricaFeatured

Sunninghill & Waterfall Dentists

087 550 8700 ext: 61894 57 Tana Road, Corner Lingerette Avenue, Sunninghill Gradens, Sandton, 2157
4.3 from 2 verified reviews
Excellent service, care and procedureNontando, South Africa, 23 08 21

Excellent service, care and procedure. The dentist extracted my tooth and showed care and professionalism every step of the way. Am so grateful.

Gum Surgery  
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gingival Flap Surgery  
1 more treatment
ServiceScore
Good
from 84 users
6.4
Dr. Lindas Surgery and Associates - Gauteng - Medical Aesthetics Clinic in South Africa

Dr. Linda's Surgery and Associates - Gauteng

Shop GF17, The Ridge Shopping Center, Corner Paul Kruger and Mozart, Honeydew Ridge, Gauteng, 2040
Losing weight fast and in a healthy way, f ortunately our Doctor understands it and started the 6 weeks weight loss program to address this issue. We do not only focus on weight loss but on making you a vibrant different you. Everything you need under one roof : slimming, Peel, Dermal Filter and Lipogon and other different cosmetic tips. Come and experience the feeling of being a new you. 
Management of Gum Diseases  
Dentist Consultation  
Dental Crowns  
8 more treatments
ServiceScore
Satisfactory
from 44 users
5.3
Dr Paul Roos - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Dr Paul Roos

37 Wrenrose Avenue, Birdhaven, Johannesburg, 2196
For more information about Dr Paul Roos in Sandton please contact the clinic.
Gum Surgery  
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
ServiceScore
Satisfactory
from 45 users
5.3
Dr Peter van der Meulen - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Dr Peter van der Meulen

158 Coleraine Drive, Morningside, Sandton
For more information about Dr Peter van der Meulen in Gauteng please contact the clinic.
Gum Surgery  
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
ServiceScore
Excellent
from 47 users
8.5
Dr. Aloma Hees - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Dr. Aloma Hees

34 Stafford Street, Westdene, Johannesburg, 2092
4.7 from 3 verified reviews
I am eternally grateful to the dentistRoleen, South Africa, 05 04 22

I was in such pain after having 2 teeth extracted 5 days earlier, an infection had set in and I wanted to bang my head against the wall. Dr Hees helped me over the phone...so professional and caring. I am eternally grateful to her!!!!!!

Gum Surgery  
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gingival Flap Surgery  
1 more treatment
ServiceScore
Very Good
from 107 users
7.1
De Necker Dentistry Melville - Dental Clinic in South Africa

De Necker Dentistry Melville

Melville View 23, 4th Avenue, Melville, 2092
4.5 from 1 verified review
The service was excellentWillie, South Africa, 09 06 21

New crown fitted. Happy with treatment and explanation. The service was excellent. Have a further appointment on 12.06.2021.

Gum Surgery  
Dentist Consultation  
Dental Implants  
31 more treatments
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