A Solution for Gums that are Too High or Too Low
If you worry that your smile may show too much of your gum line, we offer a cosmetic dentistry procedure that may be the solution to your problem. Gum contouring or “gum reshaping” procedures restructure the visible line of the gum tissue around your teeth, getting rid of that ‘gummy smile’ look, and helping you to look your best. After undergoing treatment at our office, your smile will have a smoother, significantly more attractive appearance.
That infamous gummy smile can be caused by several different issues; perhaps your gum line is just naturally a bit on the large side, but in many cases gum tissue has actually undergone a recession due to age, lifestyle choices, and other factors. Regardless of the cause, it can result in uneven gum lines and an unbalanced-looking smile. Have no fear though; cosmetic dentistry can definitely help you with your gummy smile, and help give you a beautifully balanced gum line you won’t need to be ashamed of.
The gum contouring and gum reshaping procedures we use incorporate state-of-the-art dental techniques to address both the effects of gum recession as well as any excess gum tissue that may occur naturally. If a good deal of work needs to be done on your mouth, extra attention may need to be paid to the bone structure of your jaw as well as your gums; bone reduction is sometimes combined with gum tissue enhancements to achieve optimal results.
The procedure is performed in one of our Lake County Illinois offices using sophisticated dental techniques which provide outstanding cosmetic results for our patients.
At Den-Care we offer comprehensive dental care, including a full array of cosmetic dentistry services, including gum contouring and gum reshaping. Schedule a consultation with one of our dentists today to discuss any of your dental health needs. You don’t have to live with an overly gummy smile, contact Den-Care Smile Center today and do something about it.