Do your teeth appear to be “small” because your gums extend lower on the teeth than you’d like? Do you consider yourself to have a “gummy smile,” and tend to hide it or feel embarrassed when you see photos of your teeth? This is a common occurrence for folks in Smiley Dental, LOWELL, ROSLINDALE, NEW BEDFORD, and resolving this issue may be easier than you think!
Gum contouring is a straightforward process that can give you a new smile in as little as one visit to your dentist at Smiley Dental. We utilize an in-office laser to simply re-shape the gums. This soft tissue laser is precise and causes very little pain – often it requires little to no anesthetic. As the laser is used, it cauterizes the gum tissue, which means there is little bleeding and minimal recovery time. Whether you need a large amount of gum tissue removed, or just a little, this treatment can provide great results.
If you have been concerned about the length of your gums, contact Smiley Dental today for a consultation to find out if laser gum contouring may be the best option for you. Our team will examine your teeth and gums thoroughly to determine whether this procedure will provide the results you’re looking for.
If you have a gummy smile and are tired of not being able to smile with confidence, call your Smiley Dental dentist today.
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