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What Is Gum Surgery?

Gum surgery is used to treat more severe forms of gum disease. There are different types of gum surgery, including gingival flap surgery, bone regeneration, crown lengthening, and gum grafting.

  • What Can Gum Surgery Treat?
    • Gum disease.
    • Gum recession.
    • Uneven gum line.
    • Red and inflamed gums.
    • Gums that are swollen or tender.
  • Does It Hurt?

    No. Your dentist will use local anesthesia and make sure you are fully numb before beginning treatment. If you experience dental anxiety, let us know! We offer dental sedation so you can relax and get the treatment you need.

Benefits of Gum Surgery at Providence Dental

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Prevent tooth loss
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Improve gum health
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Reduce tooth sensitivity
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Improve the look of your smile
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Protect tooth roots from decay

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What to Expect During Your Gum Surgery Appointment

Call or book online any day of the week, including Saturday and Sunday. We’ll schedule you for a gum surgery appointment in Las Vegas, NV.

Here’s how it works:

  • Your trained and qualified dentist will administer anesthesia.

  • The specifics of your treatment will depend on the type of gum surgery completed.
  • In general, gum surgery should only take one appointment.
  • You will receive post-operative instructions and medication, if necessary.

How Much Does Gum Surgery Cost?

Gum Surgery has a wide price range, depending on your specific diagnosis. Our $25 Emergency Special will allow our doctor to give you a more specific treatment and price.
Dental Insurance and Financing.
“Will My Insurance Cover My Gum Surgery?”

Providence Dental is in-network with most major PPO dental plans. Depending on your coverage, your gum surgery may be covered in part or in full. We also offer flexible financing through SunbitOpens the website in the new window and CareCreditOpens the website in the new window.

Our office offers a complimentary benefits check and provides an estimated out-of-pocket cost before beginning treatment.

No insurance? No problem.
Providence Dental Makes Dental Care Affordable

We’re investing in your care! We offer a $25 new patient special ($155* value, including an emergency exam and X-rays).

To help you smile now and pay over time, we offer access to flexible payment plans over 3, 6, or 12 months. Our team will help you get started so you can enjoy a beautiful smile without the financial headache.

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Hear From Our Patients

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"The dentist answered all of my questions in terms that I could understand. He was gentle and worked quickly. I will not be going anywhere else from now on."

- Desiree S.


"Providence Dental has been one of the best dental experiences I’ve ever had! The office is very modern and clean. The doctor was very gentle and helped with all of my dental needs."

- Ofe G.


"By far, one of the best places to go to! I immediately felt comfortable when I walked into the office. Staff is super friendly from the front office to the back office. This dental office is up to date with everything, and on a plus note, they are inexpensive. I highly recommend this dental office."

- Patricia B.


Frequently Asked Questions about Gum Surgery

  • What is Gum Disease?
    Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection of the mouth caused by a buildup of plaque bacteria along the gum line. Over time, periodontal disease damages your teeth and gums, sometimes leading to tooth and bone loss.
  • What Causes Gum Disease?
    • Smoking.
    • Misaligned teeth.
    • Certain medications.
    • Poor dental hygiene.
    • Some chronic illnesses.
  • How Do I Know If I Have Gum Disease?

    Some of the most common signs of gum disease are bad breath, tooth sensitivity, red, bleeding, or swollen gums, pain while chewing, and loose teeth.

    Please contact us at Providence Dental to learn more about gum disease treatments using laser dentistry in Las Vegas, NV.

  • How Can I Prevent Gum Disease?
    Brush twice a day and floss once to maintain your at-home oral hygiene. You should also keep your professional dental cleanings and exams at least twice a year. Avoid smoking, vaping, and other forms of tobacco use.
  • How Does Gum Disease Affect My Health?

    Gum disease is associated with many serious health issues, such as diabetes, stroke, and heart disease.

Why Choose Providence Dental?

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  • Convenient Hours: Same-day, evening, Saturday, and Sunday appointments.
  • Insurance-Friendly: We are in-network with most PPO dental insurance plans.
  • Transparent Pricing: We’re happy to provide easy-to-understand cost estimates over the phone, via text, or virtual consultation before you come to the office.
  • All Services Under One Roof: We provide general, cosmetic, and emergency dentistry as well as oral surgery and orthodontics in one location.

  • Innovative Dental Technology: The latest dental technology will make your appointments faster and more efficient with more precise and accurate diagnoses.

Book Your Visit

If you think you need gum surgery, call now or book online.

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Providence Dental in Las Vegas

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