Before and After Periodontal Photos - Smile Makeovers 

Connective Tissue Grafts

 

Severe gingival recession of the upper front teeth. Patient unhappy with esthetics. Soft tissue graft has decreased the length of the teeth, creating a more harmonious and esthetic appearance.

   

Severe gum recession, exposed roots and lack of protective pink tissue. Complete root coverage and gains in protective pink tissue.

   

Severe gum recession and exposed roots, lack of pink/protective tissue, and severe cold sensitivity. Complete root coverage, gains in protective tissue, no more cold sensitivity.
 

 

Severe gum recession and inflamed surrounding tissue.
 

     

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Gingival Grafts

   

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Esthetic Crown Lengthening

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Esthetic Crown Shortening

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Indirect Sinus Lift Therapy
 

 

Inadequate vertical bone height to accommodate dental implant. Red line shows floor of the sinus.

 
Sinus lift and dental implant placed.  Note the increase in bone height to accommodate an implant of ideal length.

 

   

Left: Tooth #3 is hopeless due to vertical root fracture.
Bottom Left: Tooth #3 was extracted and bone grafted.  
Note the short vertical height of bone (white arrows) to the sinus floor (red line). Bottom Right: Sinus was lifted with a bone graft and implant placed. 
Note the increase in the vertical dimension of bone (white arrows) and the new sinus floor height (red line).

 

Bone Grafting & Growth Factors (to save teeth)

 

 

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Crown Lengthening
 

Short molar teeth will not retain crowns.

 
Crown lengthening increases the length of the teeth by repositioning the gum and exposing more tooth for new crowns.