Gum reshaping or contouring involves changing the shape of your gums to be more aesthetically pleasing. If your gums appear uneven, rest too low, or too high on your teeth, you might consider gum reshaping to enhance your smile. Also called tissue sculpting, this cosmetic dental procedure can even out an uneven gum line and give you a smile you can be proud of.
To restore the evenness of your gum line the periodontist will evaluate the condition of your gums and recommend the best procedure for you. This may include:
Depending upon why your gum line is uneven, one or more of these treatments might be effective for you.
Gum contouring is an extremely safe procedure. If you’re in good oral health and follow all the post-surgical instructions your recovery period should be fast.
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