Your gums may not be your main focus when you think of your smile, but the truth is that they can strongly influence the way your smile looks. If you feel as if you have too much gum tissue that is taking away from the overall appearance of your smile, there is a solution! At Total Dental Solutions, Dr. George A. Hoop offers gum recontouring to help patients achieve a full, proportionate smile. To learn more about this cosmetic option, give us a call to get started with an initial consultation.
This procedure involves changing the shape of the gums with a dental laser to be more aesthetically pleasing. Generally, this cosmetic treatment is used when a patient experiences one of the following:
Ultimately, the goal of gum recontouring is to help you achieve a smile that you are confident showing off, but there are numerous other benefits as well. Here are just some of the ones that you can experience:
During your initial consultation with Dr. Hoop, you can discuss the goals you have for your smile an determine whether or not gum recontouring is the best solution for you. This procedure is often ideal for patients who: