The term gingivectomy is a mouthful to say, but what does it mean?
A gingivectomy is a surgical procedure that removes loose, diseased gum tissue (called gingival) in your mouth.
The goal of the procedure is to get rid of any pockets that have formed between your mouth and gums to stop the progression of gum disease.
In this video, you’ll learn more about what a gingivectomy is and what a gingivectomy typically costs. The costs can vary widely so you’ll also learn the main factors that determine how much you pay for the procedure.