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Flap Surgeries

Flap Surgeries


Dental Flap surgery addresses gum disease by mending the periodontal pocket. These pockets exist beneath the gum line, where tissue has detached from the teeth, forms an unclean space that allows bacteria to proliferate, causing sensitivity, inflammation, bleeding, and discomfort. It may not entirely prevent periodontal disease, but it does create a space to maintain your periodontal health. The cost of flap surgery in Hyderabad depends on procedure type and severity of your gum disease.


For patients with moderate to severe periodontitis, flap surgery is usually recommended: 

  • Inflammation and bleeding gums
  • Tooth sensitivity and mobility
  • Gum recession
  • Tooth Loss


For patients with advanced periodontitis, flap surgery renders several benefits including:

  • Improves your smile
  • Reduces risk of serious illness
  • Avoids tooth loss



You will be given an injection to numb the area. Then, the dentist will detach the gums from the teeth using a scalpel. It will be raised and folded back in flap form, allowing direct access to the roots and teeth bone.


The inflamed tissue between the teeth and defected bone will be removed. Scaling and Root planing are performed to clean plaque and tartar. In case of any bone defects, your dentist will eliminate them using files or rotating burs and it is called osseous recontouring.


The gums are stitched back in place; the stitches may dissolve or need to be removed a week later. Also, a bandage is used to cover the surgical site.


Arya Dental Care is one of the best dental clinics for flap surgery in Hyderabad, and it has made a world of difference to the smiles of our numerous clients. Our experts have a proven track record of successfully treating periodontal disease, providing comprehensive treatment at all stages of gum disease, and preserving your oral health.

FAQs on Flap Surgeries

You might need a flap surgery if you have moderate to severe gum diseases. some signs of these include inflammation and bleeding of gums, sensitivity in your teeth, mobility in your teeth, loss of teeth, severe gum recession. visit your dentist if you see these symptoms.

Local anaesthesia is used to perform the surgery. sometimes, conscious sedation might also be used

You should take painkillers as prescribed. rinsing your mouth with warm water and salt helps with reducing swelling. eat soft foods after the surgery. you should try to keep your head elevated to reduce bleeding. avoid using a straw or any sucking motions.

There are some risks involved. the roots of your teeth might become more sensitive and the shape of your gums might change. there is a possibility that the gum tissue might get infected. you will probably be put on antibiotics to avoid infections.