A beautiful smile is often reflected by healthy gums as well as teeth. Excess gum tissue can give the teeth a shorter appearance, and give the teeth and gums an imbalanced, asymmetrical look. Dr. Alfredo Gapuz, offers advanced gum contouring treatments to correct a variety of dental issues, including red and swollen gums, as well as an excess of gum tissue that can lead to a “gummy smile.”
What is Gum Contouring?
Gum contouring is an effective dental treatment that can improve a “gummy smile” to reveal your beautiful teeth underneath. This procedure can reduce the appearance of an uneven gum line by removing excess gum tissue. There are a variety different treatment methods that can be used for gum contouring, depending on the extent of the excess gum tissue. Dr. Gapuz uses state-of-the-art techniques to minimize any pain and discomfort during the procedure.
Benefits of Gum Contouring
Gum contouring can give you a more balanced and symmetrical relationship between the gums and teeth. Benefits of gum contouring include:
- Reduces excess gum tissue and diminishes a “gummy smile”
- Improves symmetry between teeth and gums
- Helps to bring the focus on your smile back to the teeth
- Typically offers a fast healing time and minimal discomfort
During your initial consultation, you and Dr. Gapuz will go over the most effective gum contouring treatment options to suit your individual needs.
Contact Our Practice
For more information on our advanced gum contouring options, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Gapuz, please contact our practice today.