Having a gummy smile can be an issue for many people. In a procedure that typically only requires local anesthesia, you can walk away from getting gum contouring with a smile that does not have so much gum showing.
There are a few reasons why you might want to fix a gummy smile. If you are interested in getting this treatment, please do not wait to reach out to our Beverly Hills dentist to set up a free consultation. We would be happy to sit down with you to determine if you would be a good candidate for our gummy smile surgery.
Who Needs Gum Contouring?
You may choose to get a gum contour if you do not like your gum line. The procedure can make your teeth look longer, which many people find more attractive.
Others may need gum surgery to treat gum health issues. Gum contouring may involve taking away gum tissue to prevent infection or adding healthy tissue to the gum line to treat you for periodontal problems such as a receding gum line.
Can You Treat Gingivitis with a Gum Contour?
Do you have flare-ups of gingivitis? Is it challenging to floss because your gums are covering too much of your teeth? You might want a gummy smile treatment to help your oral health.
Sometimes people are prone to gingivitis because they simply have an excess gum line. It is harder to clean your gum line when your gum tissue is covering molars or pushing in between teeth. Genetics can play a role in having excess gum tissue.
Getting your gum line contoured can resolve the issue of repeat flare-ups of gingivitis. Feel free to reach out to our office to discuss this treatment with our Beverly Hills periodontist.
Is Gum Contouring a Cosmetic Treatment?
It is considered a cosmetic treatment when your dentist provides a gum contour without another procedure to treat an oral health issue.
Some people are self-conscious about the appearance of their smile when they have a lot of gum tissue that shows when they smile. This treatment can make your teeth look bigger, which is generally more attractive.
You deserve to be proud of your smile. If you want your gumline fixed, we would be glad to meet with you immediately. Our Beverly Hills dentist can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss our gummy smile treatment options.
Will I Be Sedated for the Procedure?
You will likely not need sedation for your gum contouring procedure. As mentioned above, this procedure is typically done until local anesthesia, an injection into the gums to numb the area. Numbing the site should be enough for you to sit comfortably throughout the procedure.
You should talk to your periodontist about dental sedation options if you have dental anxiety or a phobia. Many people struggle with dental anxiety and phobia that prevents them from getting the treatment they need.
If you think your mental health will get in the way of getting your gum contouring treatment, we would be glad to talk to you about your sedation options.
Call Our Beverly Hills Dentist for a Free Consultation
If you want to speak to our Beverly Hills dentist about getting a gum contouring treatment, we would be more than happy to get you set up with a free consultation. You will be able to get assessed and determine if you are a good fit for this procedure.
You deserve a smile that you love. Let us help you like we have helped many people before you. Call us right away. We’re eager to take your call.