Gum Contouring and Reshaping
It is called Gum Contouring, gingival sculpting, or gingivoplasty which is done with the help of lasers that makes it a painless and bloodless procedure.
Why You Might Need Laser Gum Contouring?
Cosmetic reasons to improve appearance.
Treating Periodontal Disease
An overgrowth of gum tissue, often accompanied by pain and redness
How is it done?
A local anesthetic gel or injection will be given to numb the gums. Using a high-powered laser, an extra portion of gum tissue will be removed. Depending on the size of the cut, stitches may be required. Before the introduction of laser technology for dentistry, gum surgery was done with a scalpel. Today, lasers are the preferred choice for several reasons. They offer a less invasive and more precise cut.