Healthy pink gum tissue compliments and frames the teeth. Gum tissue that is red, swollen, or uneven detracts from teeth that are otherwise healthy. Our first order of business is to get the gums into a healthy state. Dr. Weber, Dr. Reynolds, and their highly trained hygiene team will restore the gums to a perfectly healthy state.
Once the gum tissue is healthy and pink, we will cosmetically evaluate the gumline for the proper contours of tissue. A common problem is unsymmetrical gum tissue, which makes the teeth appear to be of different lengths. Dr. Weber and Dr. Reynolds are often able to perform minimal contouring of the gum tissue to a more aesthetically balanced appearance. This procedure is called a gum lift. Generally, gum tissue heals quickly with little discomfort.
The cosmetic gum lift is a remarkably simple cosmetic procedure that can make a tremendous difference to one’s smile. Contact Franklin Smiles to determine if you are a candidate for this procedure.