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Gum Lift (Gum Reshaping)

At our cosmetic dentistry clinic we are dedicated to provide the best and perfect smile to you. This often involves a multi disciplinary approach. Gum reshaping or also known as gum lift can produce excellent results for reducing a gummy smile or uneven gum levels. This will greatly improve the overall appearance of the teeth and ultimately the smile.

What is gum reshaping or gum lift?

Are you embarrassed that you show to much gum is showing when you smile? Does this stop you smile? Is your gum line very uneven or receding? If so, then gum reshaping (or contouring) could be for you. With gum reshaping, these problems can be done alone or in combination with other cosmetic dentistry treatments such as smile makeover or porcelain veneers.

How is the gum reshaped?

Our cosmetic dentist will use a specialist laser that reshapes the gum. This will restore perfect balance and symmetry to your smile. The results speak for themselves. Reshaping an uneven gum line can be effectively and painlessly treated by laser to reduce excess gum quickly and comfortably. The laser technique produces excellent results for reducing a gummy smile, by improving the overall appearance of the teeth and ultimately the smile.

What is the benefit of Gum Reshaping?

Having a gum lift or gum reshaping will improve appearance, symmetry and gum levels. This will also help the health of the gums long term. The balance and proportion of the smile will be greatly improved.

How soon will I see a difference?

Following gum reshaping the results are immediate although your gums maybe a little swollen. Healing can range from a few days up to a few weeks which depends on person to person.

Can anyone have gum lift?

Yes most people can have a gum lift. Our cosmetic dentists will be happy to advise you on what best for you. Sometimes if there is a lot gum that needs reshaping then small amounts of bone may need adjusting too. Again our cosmetic dentists will be able to advise you.