Contouring The Gum Line

The surface area and shape of the gums can influence the appearance of your smile and affects the overall aesthetics of your face. Gumlines can be too low, or too high, and cause both cosmetic and oral health concerns. Ridgetop Dental cosmetic dentist Dr. Datta offers state of the art laser dentistry for a less invasive, less painful and more effective treatment options for gum line contouring. Dr. Datta offers gum contouring therapy in both Sterling, VA and Reston, VA.
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Laser Dentistry for Gum Contouring

Gum contouring is becoming a more popular cosmetic dental treatment. Gum contouring reshapes the gum line for a more balanced smile. Dr. Datta uses laser dentistry to reshape the gum line, bringing into balance with teeth and lips. Laser dentistry can be used to improve both gummy smiles and receding gum lines.

Laser dentistry in a minimally invasive technique that can improve the health and appearance of the gum line. Gummy smiles and receding gum lines can both cause additional dental health issues and should be addressed. Receding gum lines may loosen teeth and can increase a patients risk of developing gum disease or tooth loss.

Benefits of Laser Gum Contouring

Laser dentistry has revolutionized gum therapy and allows for less painful treatment and shortens the patient’s post treatment down time. Laser dentistry eliminates the need for invasive gum surgery and sutures.

  • No scalpels and in most cases no sutures
  • Less pain and discomfort than traditional gum surgery
  • Minimal bleeding and reduced swelling
  • Little to no downtime
  • Precise results

Schedule A Cosmetic Gum Consultation

Ridgetop Dental offers free consultations to discuss gum contouring and how it can address your unique dental health or cosmetic concerns. Your consultation will allow you to speak personally with Dr. Ludlow and give you to time to ask questions. To schedule your appointment, request an appointment online or call one of our two Northern VA office locations:

Contact our Sterling, VA dentist office: (703) 520-7410
Contact our Reston, VA dentist office: (571) 313-7010