Most individuals will develop gum disease at some point in their lifetime. Mild forms, such as gingivitis, can usually be treated with medicated mouthwashes, a deep cleaning, and proper at-home oral hygiene. If you suffer from severe gum disease, your dentist may recommend undergoing periodontal surgery. Periodontal surgery can treat extensive gum disease and repair any damage caused by the condition. The main objectives of this type of surgery are to prevent tooth loss, reshape the gums, and remove infected tissues to restore optimal oral health. Periodontal Surgery Techniques Depending on your unique condition, your periodontist may utilize one of the following techniques for your periodontal surgery:  …