When bone is resorbed & this is too much calculus, you have to open the gums, clean it & suture it.
When Scaling and Polishing are not done routinely, the gums get infected and tend to bleed. The infection causes a bad odour in the mouth, leading to what is commonly called "Bad Breath".
Cases with bleeding gums and bad mouth smell are easily treatable. The cause of the problem is the Bacteria.
Scaling is done and if needed Gum curettage is done. In advanced cases, gum surgery may also be needed.
Some times a bone graft may be needed to replace the bone that has been lost.
This patient had discolored and worn teeth and irregular-looking gum tissue, resulting in aged smile.
After the gums were cosmetically and functionally improved, five porcelain laminates were placed as were posterior crowns and inlays. the result was lighter teeth and improved tooth shape and rich alignment.