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Three Procedures That Can Change Your Smile

July 30, 2011 Article Comments Off

LAKEVILLE AND SAVAGE, MINNESOTA – During the orthodontic treatment planning process, it’s our goal to give patients the beautiful smile they’ve always wanted, but we also want to guarantee the bite is functional and healthy.

Sometimes, these goals require us to go beyond what many consider the usual orthodontic treatment pattern of Invisalign or braces, says Dr. Trudy Bonvino, a Minnesota pediatric orthodontist. There are a few cases that need periodontal treatment in connection with orthodontic treatment.
Dr. Bonvino explains the three types of periodontal procedures: frenectomies, fiberotomies and gingivoplasties. [More]