Many of us have problems with the appearance and alignment of our teeth, but others have well-proportioned smiles that are simply hidden by excessive gum tissue. If your teeth appear small or unevenly aligned because your gums cover too much of their surface, you could significantly benefit from a procedure called
Gum recontouring uses laser technology to vaporize excess gum tissue in your mouth, creating a clean, natural-looking gum line that reveals the attractive smile underneath. Unlike the surgical procedures of the past, Dr. Bass’s state-of-the-art soft tissue laser makes gum recontouring a simple and virtually painless procedure.
The targeted laser light allows Dr. Bass to re-shape your gum tissue with the highest level of both accuracy and safety. No stitches are required, and the healing process is usually quick, with little or no downtime after the procedure is complete. Any swelling or discomfort will be temporary, and easily controlled by pain medication.
If you have a gummy smile and would like to learn more about how gum recontouring can help you, please contact our experienced cosmetic dentistry team today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Terry Bass, DDS. We serve patients in Edmond, Lawton, Norman, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.