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Soft Tissue Treatments - Kershaw, SC

Ensure Your Gum Tissue Is Healthy

Comprehensive Soft Tissue Treatment

Your gum tissue has many functions, from giving your smile natural esthetics to keeping your teeth protected from bacteria. Esthetics and function are always connected, though. Something as simple as a “gummy” smile can put you at risk for tooth decay. Chronic gum infection and inflammation from gum disease can put a strain on systemic health and risk aggravating conditions like diabetes and heart disease if left untreated. The good news is, we can ensure your gum tissue is healthy, your smile is esthetically appealing, and your oral health is in order with specialized treatment like a gingivectomy in Kershaw, SC. In our modern Bela Family Dentistry office, we offer comprehensive soft tissue treatments that restore the functional health of your gums, while ensuring your treatment provides esthetic improvements as well.

Improve Soft Tissue Health

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Custom Periodontal Services

Soft Tissue Recontouring
Feel attractive in your own smile with “gummy” smile treatment. We remove any soft tissue that hides the natural size of your teeth and reshapes the gums around each tooth to restore symmetry and prevent infection.
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Frenectomy
Frenectomies improve the ability to eat, speak, and swallow for young patients as well as adults. We release the frenulum, the soft tissue that limits the tongue’s movement in the case of a tongue tie. For those with lip ties, we also remove the tissue that holds the upper lip to the mouth to improve nursing in infants, orthodontic treatment, or smile esthetics.
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Gum Grafting
Protect your teeth and smile from receding gums with gum grafting. After gums recede they leave tooth roots vulnerable. By replacing receded gum tissue, we cover the exposed tooth roots, reducing sensitivity and restoring healthy, strong gums.
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Gingivectomy
Treat more advanced stages of gum disease with a gingivectomy in Kershaw, SC. We gently cut away any diseased gum tissue, then remove plaque, tartar, and bacteria from the periodontal pockets to reduce their depth and prevent the infection from spreading.
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Guided Tissue Regeneration
Make sure your gum tissue and bone are healing properly with guided tissue regeneration. A collagen membrane placed between the two tissues lets them recover at their own speeds without interfering with each other.
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Are your gums as healthy as they should be?

Find out by booking your consultation now.