Gum tissue that is red, swollen, or uneven detracts from teeth that are otherwise healthy.
Our first order of business is to get the gums into a healthy state.
Dr. Watts' trained hygiene team will restore the gums to a perfectly healthy state.
Once the gum tissue is healthy and pink, we will cosmetically evaluate the gumline for the proper contours of tissue.
A common problem is unsymmetrical gum tissue, which makes the teeth appear to be of different lengths.
Dr. Watts is often able to perform minimal contouring of the gum tissue to a more esthetically balanced appearance. This procedure is called a gum lift.
The bigger the change, the more likely that we will recommend a periodontist to surgically re-contour the gum tissue.
Generally, gum tissue heals quickly with little discomfort.
The cosmetic gum lift is a remarkably simple cosmetic procedure that can make a tremendous difference to one's smile.
Contact our office to determine if you are a candidate for this procedure.