Oral Plastic Surgery in Houston, TX

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If you don't like the look of your smile, you can change it with oral plastic surgery. This procedure uses the latest diagnostic tools and treatment protocols to perform oral plastic surgery. The three most common types of oral plastic surgeries performed at our practice in Houston, TX are frenectomies, functional crown lengthening, and gummy smile treatments. Periodontal (gum) disease can cause the gums to recede or to become overgrown, which increases the areas where dental plaque and bacteria can become trapped. Oral plastic surgery treats the cause of periodontal disease, prevents further problems, and improves the appearance of the gums and teeth, refreshing your smile. At our practice in Houston, TX, Dr. Nicosia performs several types of oral plastic surgery, including corrective jaw surgery. Treatment depends on the needs of each patient to give them their best treatment and results.

At Patrick V. Nicosia D.D.S., M.S., Inc. in Houston, TX, we perform the latest treatment protocols. We can help improve your smile with oral plastic surgery and perform any of the following:

  • Frenectomy – A simple surgical procedure that treats a lip-tie, tongue-tie, diastema, gum recession, or pain by removing one or both frena (connective tissue membranes) from the mouth
  • Functional crown lengthening – This treatment removes gum tissue to minimize the areas where bacteria and plaque can hide while lengthening the visible tooth
  • Gingivoplasty – Also called gum contouring, this procedure reshapes the soft gum tissue after the gum has receded

Dr. Nicosia can also perform corrective jaw surgery, which is commonly associated with sleep disorders and sleep apnea. It can also be used to treat jaw and face conditions related to growth, structure, and alignment. Once treatment is completed, patients see an improved facial appearance and a more comfortable, stable bite.

I have been a patient of Dr Nicosia for 30 years and I am not going anywhere. He treat my family and friends in the best way that no doctor ever has.The best doctor who cares for his patients and who runs an office in a most professional way. He is a perfectionist in his profession and a friend to his patient. We love him and everyone in his office. Thank you Dr Nicosia for keeping our teeth and mouth in such top condition.

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I get the best care when I go see Dr. Nicosia. I truly appreciate Dr. Nicosia for his expertise and all the staff for their professionalism and big help! Thank you all so much for taking care of us!

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Dr. Nicosia is "go-to" for anything That is unexplainable...he not only explains the issue..of course he remedies the issue! I have been his patient now since 2013 between teeth cleaning with Cindy the hygienist and the assistants of Dr. Nicosia. I see them treating all of their patients with respect and most importantly appreciation.

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Been patient for many years. Wonderful!

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With advanced oral plastic surgeries, unhealthy gums can be restored to full function, giving you a healthy appearance and a new healthy smile. Oral plastic surgery corrects receding gums, excess gum tissue causing a "gummy smile," and cleans the gum pockets. For proven and effective oral surgery, schedule an appointment with Dr. Nicosia at our Houston, TX practice today.

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