These are minor oral surgical procedures, usually done under local anesthesia. At Smilekraft, we strive to make these procedures and the recovery later on; painless and comfortable experience for you.
Teeth may need to be extracted due to extensive non-restorable decay, infection, their fracture or as a part of orthodontic treatment. Extraction is usually done under local anesthesia and at Smilekraft, you can be assured of a painless experience and a pain free recovery period. We take care that your tooth extraction is least traumatic and not stressful at all.
In rare cases, a root canal may be insufficient to remove the infection in and around the tooth. In such cases an Apicectomy is needed. Apicectomy involves removal of the infected portion of the root of the tooth and part of surrounding bone. The root is then filled or covered to prevent further infection.Exposing Impacted Teeth as Part of Orthodontic Treatment
It is not uncommon for teeth other than wisdom teeth to be impacted, or blocked from entering the mouth. Fortunately, your orthodontist and oral and facial surgeon can bring the impacted tooth through the gum and into the correct position – giving you a beautiful healthy smile.
Frenum is a small fold of tissue in the mouth. An abnormal frenum under the tongue may affect tongue movement and consequently speech. Similarly an abnormally large frenum inside the upper or lower lip may cause spacing between the central teeth (Diastemma). A frenectomy is a simple procedure to loosen the frenum’s connection and correct the frenal attachment.
Soft tissue grafts are used to cover soft tissue defects around teeth. It might be helpful in treating gum recession and improve the esthetics and eventually your smile.
A gingivectomy surgically removes diseased or excess gum tissue and the bacteria that can cause periodontitis. Gingivoplasty is the surgical reshaping of the gum tissue. It is often performed in combination with a gingivectomy for cosmetic or functional purposes.
In this procedure the gums are recontoured so as to cause an increase in the size of the crown of the tooth. This procedure is necessary in case of insufficient height of the tooth structure before placement of a crown. It can also be done for cosmesis in case the patient has a gummy smile.