Open curettage of the tooth-gingival pockets is a deep-removal of dental plaque and inflamed tissues by easy access to the gingival incision, followed by polishing of the surface of the tooth root and suturing the gums. This is done in the case of damage of the weep tissue around the tooth, extensive deep inflammation.
Open curettage is performed under local anesthesia. It differs from the closed so that when the gum is peeled by the open curettage and a deeper curettage is conducted. After curettage, a bone forming drugs are injected for further stimulation of bone growth (recovery of lost bone substance). After that, the gum is sutured.