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What Is a Gum Surgery?

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Severe forms of gum disease may require gum surgery, such as gingival flap surgery, bone regeneration, crown lengthening, and gum grafting.

  • What Can Gum Surgery Treat?
    Our Las Vegas dentist helps treat the following:

    • Gum disease.
    • Gum recession.
    • Uneven gum line.
    • Red and inflamed gums.
    • Gums that are swollen or tender.

Does It Hurt?

No. Your dentist will make sure the area is fully numb before beginning gum surgery at our Northwest Las Vegas dental practice. If you experience dental anxiety, please ask about your sedation options.

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Benefits of Gum Surgery at Canyon Family Dentistry and Orthodontics

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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

Here When You Need Us

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Convenient Scheduling

Call or text us any time to book an appointment. Our team members are happy to work around your schedule.

Dental Emergencies

Get fast relief from dental pain. We offer same-day emergency appointments for new and existing patients 7 days a week in Northwest Las Vegas, NV.

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What to Expect During Your Gum Surgery Appointment

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Call or book online any day of the week, including Saturday. We’ll get you in as soon as possible for your 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?

Canyon Family Dentistry and Orthodontics is in-network with most major PPO dental plans. Depending on your coverage, your gum surgery in Las Vegas may be covered in part or in full. We offer a complimentary benefits check and will provide you with your estimated out-of-pocket cost before we begin treatment.

We also offer flexible financing through SunbitSunbit website (open in new window) and CareCreditCareCredit website (open in new window).

No Insurance? No Problem.
Canyon Family Dentistry and Orthodontics Makes Gum Surgery 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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"They were all super welcoming, put any nerves I had an ease (as it's been over a decade since going to a dentist!) And are super understanding. I'm so glad I found them!"

- Krystalyn B.


Frequently Asked Questions about Gum Surgery

  • What is gum disease?

    Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection caused by the accumulation of plaque bacteria beyond the gum line. Gum disease causes damage to your teeth and gums and may lead to the loss of teeth and bone.

  • What causes gum disease?
    • Smoking.
    • Misaligned teeth.
    • Certain medications.
    • Poor dental hygiene.
    • Some chronic illnesses.
  • How do I know if I have gum disease?

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

    If you’re experiencing signs of gum disease, please contact our Northwest Las Vegas dentist for a checkup. We offer gentle gum disease treatments, gum surgery, deep cleanings (AKA scaling and root planing), and more.

  • How can I prevent gum disease?

    You should maintain proper oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and flossing once. You should also keep appointments for your dental exam and cleaning twice a year. Smoking, vaping, and other forms of tobacco use are linked to an increased risk of gum disease.

    Treatments for gum disease at our Las Vegas dental office include deep cleaning, laser therapy, gum surgery, and more. After reviewing your history and existing oral health, our dentist will recommend your best treatment option.

  • How does gum disease affect my health?

    Gum disease has been linked with serious health issues, including diabetes, stroke, and heart disease.

Why Choose Canyon Family Dentistry and Orthodontics?

  • Convenient Hours: Same-day, evening, and Saturday appointments.
  • Insurance-Friendly: We’re 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 in a 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 helps make your appointments faster and more efficient with more precise and accurate diagnoses.
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Canyon Family Dentistry and Orthodontics in Northwest Las Vegas, NV

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