Perhaps one of the most exciting new developments available in cosmetic dentistry is laser gum sculpting. Laser gum sculpting is a relatively quick and easy way to re-contour your gum line and improve a gummy smile. Dr. Andersen uses sophisticated laser technology to gently vaporize excess soft tissue with focused precision for highly accurate results. Because of her level of expertise and skill, Dr. Andersen can normally perform this treatment within a matter of minutes.
One major benefit of laser gum sculpting is that your results are visible immediately. You will enjoy a better-shaped gum line and a healthy looking, attractive smile.
Your laser gum sculpting treatment begins with an in-depth consultation with Dr. Andersen. During this time, she will assess your tooth-to-gum ratio and develop a plan to make your smile more proportional.
Most patients find laser gum sculpting to be a very comfortable procedure. A local anesthetic may be used to numb the gums and eliminate any potential discomfort.
For more dramatic changes, laser gum sculpting can be used in conjunction with various other smile makeover treatments such as:
For patients without dental insurance, affordable laser gum sculpting is available as a participant in the Artisan Dental Health Plan.
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