Are you looking for a way to improve your smile? Are you self-conscious over your “gummy smile”? Your Bayside Dental dentist may recommend a gum recontouring procedure for your mouth that will help to improve the overall appearance of your smile. What is a gum recontouring procedure and could it benefit you? If you are interested in improving the appearance of your smile, then continue reading on for more information.
Gum recontouring is a simple procedure designed to widen your smile and reshape your gums. If you have an uneven gum line you are eager to fix, then this common procedure can help. Genetics, health problems, and even prescription drugs. Gum recession is a condition that pulls the gum tissue from your teeth and can expose the root of your tooth. This can lead to decay, tooth loss, and other severe dental issues. This is why gum recontouring is an important procedure in protecting your teeth and improving its appearance. Gum recontouring is considered a cosmetic procedure, but it can benefit people undergoing a wide range of issues including pocket reduction. Our dentists and periodontists can successfully complete this procedure for your smile. Our dental team uses soft tissue lasers for gum recontouring procedures at Bayside Dental. This has the added benefit of a shorter healing time due to not needing stitches as it sculpts the tissue. Your dentist will thoroughly go over all the steps of the procedure. They will also provide you with information on the recovery and how to treat your mouth in the days that follow. Closely following their instructions will allow you with a quick recovery and less pain.
For more information regarding gum recontouring, contact our Bayside Dental staff.