Gum Recontouring – Tyler, TX
Say Goodbye to Your Gummy Smile
Are you embarrassed by a gummy smile? Maybe your teeth look short or stubby? You might be a candidate for gum recontouring in Tyler. Dr. Stansbury can reveal big beautiful teeth with laser gum recontouring. He uses a soft tissue laser to sculpt the gum line using a minimally invasive technique. You'll enjoy noticeable results that can last for a lifetime.
Why Choose Dr. Stansbury for Gum Recontouring?
- Advanced Technology
- Personalized Treatment Plans
- Lasting Results
What is Gum Recontouring?
Also known as crown lengthening, gum recontouring removes excess tissue or enhances the gum line to make teeth look proportionate. As an alternative to the traditional method, which involves a scalpel and sutures, a soft tissue laser removes the tissue to create an even gum line.
Candidate for Gum Recontouring
If you have a gummy smile or an unattractive gum line, you may be a candidate for the procedure. You'll need a consultation with Dr. Stansbury to determine if it's right for you. He will examine your mouth and learn more about your concerns to create a personalized treatment plan. Often, gum recontouring is recommended to treat:
- Uneven Gum Line: Whether a single tooth is affected or multiple teeth, gum recontouring will improve the appearance of your gum line. Your teeth will appear larger and shapely.
- Periodontal Disease: A soft tissue laser is also an effective treatment for periodontal disease. It targets the infected tissue to kill bacteria and restore a healthy smile.
The Process of Gum Recontouring
Your cosmetic dentist in Tyler will explain the entire process, so you will know exactly what to expect on the road ahead. Dr. Stansbury will use a highly concentrated beam of light energy to sculpt the gum line with pinpoint accuracy. The laser cauterizes and sterilizes the tissue to prevent bleeding and infections. When compared to the traditional method, there is less swelling and an overall quicker recovery.
You don't have to worry about a painful procedure because a soft tissue laser makes the treatment virtually pain-free. However, you can expect some mild tenderness for a few days while your gum tissue heals. It's best to avoid any spicy, acidic, or crunchy foods during your recovery.
Benefits of Gum Recontouring
Gum recontouring can boost your confidence by giving you an attractive smile, but that's not the only benefit. Removing excess or diseased tissue Improving your gum line can improve your oral health. You'll have a reduced risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Gum contouring can pay for itself because you're less likely to need treatment later.
If you're ready to say goodbye to your gummy smile or improve your gum health, it's time to see if gum recontouring is right for you. Contact our office through our website or call (903) 508-4207 to schedule your consultation.