A cosmetic dentistry treatment focused on how your gums align with your teeth
Gummy Smile Treatment
The anatomy of the
The ratios of your face, teeth and gums are all important in framing the ‘perfect’ smile.
Gum contouring is about balancing the appearance of your smile. We do this by focusing on the shape and alignment of the gums where the gumline meets the teeth.
An overview of gum contouring
Gum contouring, sometimes also referred to as gum reshaping, is a cosmetic procedure which refers to changing the gum line where the gums meet the teeth.
If you have ever noticed someone has a ‘gummy’ smile, this is what the treatment is aiming to reduce.
- A more balanced and symmetrical smile with consideration given to the ratio of gum – to -teeth
- Increased self-confidence when you smile
- Reduced swelling and bleeding after the procedure
- Long-term results
Backed by Digital Smile Design technology
We are a certified Digital Smile Design (DSD) clinic which means you benefit from industry-leading technology and best-practice protocols.
How does gum contouring work?
It may sound painful, but actually our latest technology lasers provide a virtually pain-free experience. This treatment also provides long-term results.
After the application of a local anaesthetic, we use our industry-leading laser technology to reshape the contour of the gums and balance your smile.