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Pre-Orthodontic Gingival Therapy

Increase the attached gingiva with a gingival graft.

Surgically expose impacted tooth for children and combine pedicle gingival graft to increase the attached gingiva.

Pre-orthodontic Gingival Therapy:

1  Periodontal therapy (prophy, deep clean, open debridement) before the orthodontic therapy.


2  Surgically expose impacted tooth for children, combine pedicle gingival graft to increase the attached gingiva.


3  Gingival graft to increase the attached gingiva. Purpose of this surgery is to prevent the gingival recession during or after the orthodontic therapy.


4  Implant placement: help to close the space after the orthodontic therapy.