Gum Disease (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Other procedures may be needed to repair badly damaged gums:
For surgery to be successful, you will need to:
What to think about
Gum surgery can introduce harmful bacteria into your bloodstream. You may need to take antibiotics before and after surgery if you have a condition that puts you at high risk for a severe infection or if infections are particularly dangerous for you. You may need to take antibiotics if you:
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