Pocket reduction surgery (also known as gingivectomy) is a surgical treatment that helps remove bacteria and calculus from the roots of your teeth. Our dentist may recommend this procedure to reduce the depths of your periodontal pockets, halt bone loss, and help prevent the spread of gum disease. To learn more about pocket reduction surgery in Milpitas, California, and to make your appointment with Dr. Maung Maung Ryan Thaw, contact Dixon Landing Family Dental Care at 408-942-7791 .