Mucogingival surgery: single recessions
Mucogingival surgery is defined as «surgical procedures designed to correct defects in the morpholoy, the position and/or amount of gingivae surrounding the teeth».
Mucogingival surgery: multiple recessions
The goal of mucogingival surgery is to obtain better aesthetics, to reduce root sensitivity, to prevent caries or abrasions at the tooth root and to improve the oral hygiene.
Altered passive eruption
Problems due to a ‘gummy smile’, which means that a wide band of gingival tissues is visible in the upper jaw when laughing, can be altered with minimal invasive procedures using periodontal microsurgery.