If I had pockets, I would seriously look at my diet for allergens I am eating. Cut them out and add in gum healing foods like camu camu (up to a tablespoon a day), and lots of berries, oranges, etc (if those are allergens). My gums receded alot when I was eating gluten, dairy, and specific foods that I was sensitive to. Adding camu camu in was the best thing I could do at restoring life to my gums, and also working on gut healing. Many people report taking coQ10 helps too, and lots of b vitamins. I found that Lewis Labs Brewers yeast has really helped in overall health.
I think to start with I may get the pockets cleaned out, but take camu camu right away everyday after that to tighten things up quick.