Gum Lift & Contouring

  • What is Gummy Smile?

When your gum tissue grows down covering the teeth, the smile appearance becomes too gummy and the teeth appear too small. This often happens while wearing braces, or because of hormone changes, or as a side effect of some medications.

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  • What is the solution?

The smile is made up of more than just teeth. We understand that all the aspects of the smile have to be in balance and harmony for the smile to be at its best. One of the most often-overlooked and misunderstood parts of the smile are the gums.

Gummy smile can be treated by Gum Contouring. Gum contouring is a procedure in which excess gum tissues are removed gently by contouring and shaping the “gummy” section of your smile.

  • How it is done?

We recognize that if the gums are too far down or if they’re uneven, your smile is not going to be as good as it can be. At Welldent gum contouring is done by cosmetic dentist Dr.Manisha with the help of diode laser. The cosmetic dentist will gently “sculpt” the gum level removing the “gummy” part and “reshape” your smile in this fast and painless cosmetic procedure.

  • Is it a complicated procedure?

It is a simple, conservative and easy procedure we actually do as part of all our smile designs. Using a dental laser; we can even the gums and get them in better harmony, and make your smiles as good as can be. It allows us to create a better balance between the smile when using the dental laser.

  • Are There Limitations To A Gum Lift Or Gingival (Gum) Contouring?

The limitations in a gum lift procedure have to do with just how much sculpting we can do with our laser There is a certain amount of gingival area (gums) that you have to have around your teeth in order to have a healthy tooth-gum architecture.

If you have a gummy smile that cannot be improved with the laser alone, there are other options available for you to reduce your gummy smile.