general anesthesia – the use of medication to induce a controlled unconscious state in a patient during treatment, allows reduced or eliminated sensation of pain and reflexive motion
gingiva – also called gum tissue, soft tissue that surrounds teeth within the mouth
gingivectomy – surgical removal of gum tissue/gingiva
gingivitis – stage of periodontal disease where gum tissue is inflamed and/or infected, but loss of tissues has not occurred
graft – surgical addition of natural or synthetic tissue to repair or reinforce tissues with defect or deficiency
Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) – advanced surgical technique used to enhance bone regeneration/regrowth
gum recession – shrinkage of gums due to periodontal disease, surgery, or other cause resulting in exposure of teeth roots
Lakeview, Chicago Dentist
At Lakeview Dental Arts, we offer all the services you need for superior oral health. Dr. Scott Overholser and Dr. Dalia Marouf regularly complete many hours of continuing education every year and are committed to providing you with updated, state-of-the-art treatment in a warm, inviting environment.
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