|There are a number of reasons why you might need gum surgery.|
|Gingivectomy and Gingivoplasty|
|Gingivectomy is the removal of gum tissue (gingiva) by surgery. Gingivoplasty is a type of gum surgery used to reshape healthy gum tissue around teeth.|
|This is a common surgical procedure. The surgeon removes gum tissue, bone or both to expose more of a tooth. |
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