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Gum Recontouring – Round Rock, TX

Saying Goodbye to the “Gummy” Smile

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If you’re seeking a solution for your “gummy” smile, you’re in luck. While many people choose cosmetic dentistry to fix imperfections on their teeth, there is also a method of treatment that addresses the soft tissues of your mouth – gum recontouring in Round Rock. At Chisholm Trail Dental Health, Dr. Asay can re-sculpt and reshape your gums to create a beautiful smile that will be considered a work of art. Taking a skillful hand, he will use a soft tissue laser to make the process fast, effective, and most importantly, safe. Call us to schedule your appointment today and find out if gum recontouring is right for you.

Why Choose Chisholm Trail Dental Health for Gum Recontouring?

What is Gum Recontouring?

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For patients looking for a way to reduce gum tissue or elongate short, “stubby” teeth, gum recontouring is a great solution. Using a soft tissue laser, Dr. Asay will work to reshape the gum line to create an aesthetically pleasing smile. Have uneven gums? This same procedure can help to even out your gum line and create an asymmetrical look. In just one appointment, you will have a beautiful new smile without unnecessary pain, bleeding, or swelling.

Who is a Good Candidate?

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To determine if you are a good candidate for gum recontouring, it will be necessary for you to schedule an appointment with your cosmetic dentist in Round Rock. He will need to examine and evaluate your teeth, gums, and facial structure before making a determination. However, if you are experiencing any of the following, you might be a prime candidate for this procedure:

What is the Process?

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When arriving for your gum recontouring procedure, you can expect it to be quick, easy, painless, and require very little recovery time. To begin, Dr. Asay will administer local anesthesia to make sure you are comfortable and at ease throughout the procedure. Next, using a soft tissue laser, which is a small, handheld device, he will remove the extra gum tissue while sculpting and reshaping your gum line. The laser will immediately cauterize the area, resulting in less bleeding.

Once he is finished, you will have no sutures covering your beautiful new smile. You can expect some minor soreness in the days after your procedure, so it will be important that you take the necessary steps to heal properly:

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