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Uneven gums or too much gum showing when speaking or smiling (gummy smile) can affect your smile and look unsightly. This can affect your confidence and be embarrassing at times. If this situation affects you there are options available to you that can reduce or eliminate this problem.
We use a laser to reshape the gums to reduce the number of gums visible on either a single tooth/ area or on multiple teeth/ areas. This is especially useful when trying to create a symmetrical outline of the gum.
The treatment is comfortable with instant healing and can the procedure can take from a few seconds to a few minutes depending on the number of areas that need treatment
Achieving a beautiful smile has never been easier. We aim to provide the best smile to you. Many people have a gummy smile or uneven gum levels.
With our advanced laser technique, your gum can be reshaped, which will improve the overall appearance of the teeth and hence the smile.
If your gum line is very uneven or if you show too much gum when you smile then gum reshaping (also known as gum contouring or gum lift) could be for you.
With gum reshaping your smile will look more balanced and symmetrical. The gum lift procedure can be carried out quickly and painlessly with an advanced special laser.
Gum reshaping produces excellent results on its own or is very often used with other treatments such as porcelain veneers or our very popular smile makeover.
There are a few scientific parameters when reshaping the gums. It is desired that:
The height of the gum for the central incisor and the canine be the same height.
The height of the gum for the lateral incisor be 0.5mm shorter than the central incisor.Contact our gum specialists today
- With a gum lift or gum reshaping the balance, symmetry and tooth proportions of the teeth and smile will improve.
- Your gum health can also benefit from this procedure since the laser treatment sterilises the gums from any bacteria.
- Short teeth can be made to look longer.
- The amount of gum showing on smiling can be reduced or eliminated.
- The results are immediate.
- Healing just takes a few days.
- The procedure is completely safe with no side effects.
At our practice, a highly experienced dentist will assess and plan on what is best for you. Most people can undergo this simple procedure with no side effects.
How do you plan and design my treatment ?
The process starts with a FREE discovery consultation where we discuss your needs and requirements with a Computerised Photographic Assessment to help you understand the possibilities.
We are at this stage able to assist you with potential options available to you. Depending on your requirements we can customize and tailor-make individual treatments plan to suit your needs and budgets. You can opt for simple procedures to more complex involved treatments plans to produce your beautiful new smile. Our aim is to answer your questions and provide you with the advantages and disadvantages.
We can also provide you with a computer-aided smile analysis and a hand-crafted Trial Preview, to gives you the opportunity to see your smile before we even touch your teeth. We also use Bite Analysis technology to ensure a long lasting, comfortable and a healthy final result.
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5 out of 5 starsposted 1 month ago
I have been visiting Perfect Smile for couple years for on going treatment including implants and Veneers. I developed an abscess over Christmas Holiday with a fever where I passed out on my kitchen floor. I did email Gurs not expecting him to reply within an hour or so (especially it being the festive season) Gurs suggested I should get to the hospital to get antibiotics and emergency dentist next day. Gurs kept in touch daily to check on my welfare. A week later I was well enough to travel from Norfolk to Perfect Smile. The following week Negan did root canal. The team are first class, who make you welcome and always asking if I would like a drink. The treatment has cost me thousands. Money well spent!! I now have The Perfect Smile.
5 out of 5 starsposted 3 months ago
I live in London so it was no problem visiting them at Harley Street, I was a bit nervous when I walked in but it all went fine and I now have no more gaps in my teeth, many thanks
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