Gum Contouring, also referred to as Gum Reshaping, is a technique to reshape the gum line.
If you have a low or uneven gum line, often described as a ‘gummy smile’, or if your gum line is uneven. Gum Contouring/ Reshaping will ensure your smile line looks more balanced and symmetrical. Excessive gum tissue along the teeth can hide large portions of your teeth and ultimately lead to you feeling self-consciousness about your smile. Gum Contouring/ Reshaping can be an excellent option for patients interested in reducing their gum “coverage” for a more proportional gum-to-tooth ratio. The procedure can be carried out quickly and painlessly with an advanced special laser. Gum Contouring/ Reshaping produces excellent cosmetic results on its own or is very often used with other cosmetic dental treatments such as Porcelain Veneers or our very popular Smile Makeover.
By Contouring/ Reshaping the gum we can restore the natural proportions of your teeth. There are two procedures used to achieve this, simple soft tissue gum sculpting with laser for subtle but effective improvement, or surgical lifting of the gum for more complex cases.