Flap Procedure for Gum Disease
Why It Is Done
The flap procedure is necessary when severe gum disease (periodontitis) has damaged the bones that support your teeth.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 5, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Adam Husney, MD, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry