It can be difficult to love your smile when it is riddled with noticeable blemishes. What’s more? Some surface-level concerns can actually worsen and venture into functional complications if proper treatment is not sought in time. When this occurs, you not only have to worry about appearance, but how prone you become to infection and disease as well. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist takes a look at what it means to have a gummy smile, and how gum contouring can improve both your smile and your health.
Better for Your Health
While a gummy smile may seem like nothing more than a cosmetic concern at best, in reality, it can lead to a number of complications. For instance, excess tissues can house more bacteria that can cause significant periodontal issues and infection. Without proper care, this can lead to periodontitis.
In addition to more bacteria seeking refuge in your gums, excess tissues can make it difficult to properly clean your smile. As the tissues extend over portions of teeth, it creates more area for decay and other threats. In other words, that is even more area that is not receiving proper care and your chances of developing periodontal concerns increases even more.
To solve the issue that excess tissue brings, your dentist may recommend the help of gum contouring. This process consists of our team correcting an uneven gum line with the help of advanced laser technology, and the use of such technology helps to enhance your results. Reach out to our team to learn more about this process today.
Nothing is worse than having a healthy smile but having its appearance ruined by noticeable blemishes. When it comes to your excess tissues, the layout does not follow a pattern. In other words, you cannot control how they develop and thus how much they impact your appearance.
Cosmetic Gum Contouring sees this issue and aims to make the process less invasive and more comfortable throughout. The term “pain is beauty” is subjective, and our team vehemently believes that this does not need to be the case. Contact our office today to learn more about the process.
A More Even Appearance
Another issue that contouring solves is how even your smile appears. Because you cannot control the way your tissues develop, the result is a disorganized and uneven smile. Indeed, even if your teeth develop correctly and are all aligned symmetrically, excess tissues can cause them to look misaligned. As another benefit of contouring, your grin can be taken care of to reflect your natural look once more.
Schedule Your Appointment
Contact Modern Smiles in North Hollywood, CA by calling 818-763-9353 to learn more about this process or to schedule your appointment with our team today.