Lane Cove NSW 2066

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Gum Lifts

Are you embarrassed to smile because of an imbalance between your teeth and gums? Do you lack self-confidence thanks to a ‘gummy smile’? If so, our friendly team of dentists at our dental practice in Lane Cove may have the answer!

We have the experience and ability to use the latest laser dentistry to greatly improve the contours and profile of your gum tissues with a gum lifts procedure. By treating any gum irregularities, we can achieve an enhanced aesthetic result for cosmetic dental treatments such as dental veneers, dental crowns and dental bridges.

If you’re currently living with a gummy smile, your condition may be the result of a range of factors, including the size and shape of your lips, the condition of your facial muscles, the shape and size of your teeth, or an excess of gum tissue.

Whether you currently have an excess of gum tissue, or simply wish to enjoy a more balanced, proportionate smile, gum lifts treatment from Apple Dental Lane Cove could be the idea cosmetic dental treatment for your needs. With this minimally invasive cosmetic procedure, we now have a highly effective means of enhancing your entire facial appearance.

With the introduction of our dental laser, this relatively new procedure is now easier than ever. If you have a gummy smile or uneven gum line, we can use our dental laser to trim away unwanted gum tissue, to expose more of your natural teeth and give you more balanced, tooth-dominant smile.

This simple treatment is an excellent option for improving or enhancing your smile with very little or no discomfort during or after the procedure. By addressing the smallest of details, we can offer perfect gum tissues to ‘frame’ your teeth.

Thanks to gum lift treatment delivered with care by the friendly dentists at our Lane Cove dental practice, we now have the ability to sculpt and re-contour your gum line to give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of. If you would like further information about gum lifts and dental lasers, please contact our friendly dental team on (02) 9420 5050, or visit us at 1 Finlayson St Lane Cove NSW 2066.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

What is a ‘gummy smile’?

When people show excessive gum when they smile, this condition is known as a ‘gummy smile’. A very common issue, a ‘gummy smile’ can be caused by how the gum has formed, or could be caused by gum disease.

How is excess gum treated?

Your Apple Dental dentist uses a special laser to re-contour the uneven or excessive gum above your teeth quickly and painlessly. Your gums will heal within just a few days, leaving a much more attractive smile with a natural-looking balance between teeth and gums.

How long will my gum lift treatment take?

We can usually carry out your gum lift procedure in just one visit, and for many of our patients, the healing process is in most cases very quick. In around 12 weeks, your gums will have reached their final desired position, and you can enjoy a more balanced, even smile once more!

What other treatments for a ‘gummy smile’ are there?

Your gum lift procedure can be performed in conjunction with other cosmetic dental procedures, such as porcelain veneers, crowns or smile makeovers. We can also lengthen short teeth very successfully with a procedure called crown lengthening, which improves the look of your smile and can help with the appearance and retention of your other dental restorations.

Will my ‘gummy smile’ treatment be painful?

No. The Apple Dental team will carry out your gum lift treatment painlessly, with the help of local anaesthetic to ensure your absolute comfort. In just a few days, your gums will be healed and you will be on the right path towards displaying your beautiful new smile to the world.

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