Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic”
What is Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic”?
If your gums are seen too much when you smile, this means you have a ‘’Gummy Smile’’. This situation affects your smile in negative way.
Gum contouring is a cosmetic procedure that can change the line of your gums. Your doctor takes the excessive gum tissue and reshapes the gum-tooth connection.
So we are making a new smile without interfering your original tooth structure.
What are the Benefits of Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic”?
With a very simple and easy touch, your smile changes immediately.
That means, we make your teeth more visible during talking and smiling. Patient will have new, more aesthetic, bright, white and pleasing smiles. This is called ‘’Pink Aesthetic’’.
How is Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic” Applied?
First, local anesthetic agents are applied to the tissue and a gum surgeon using dental lasers or scalpels to adjust the gum line. The operation will last in minutes depending on the teeth number taken into consideration.
What are the Techniques for Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic”?
Traditionally Gum Contouring is done by scalpels. But today dental lasers are widely used for such surgeries. Benefits of the modern techniques are less bleeding and fast healing. According to the planning of the case, surgeon sometime should re-contour the bone too. At these cases stitches are used.
Why is Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic” needed?
If the patient has too small teeth that is because teeth are covered with excessive gum, ‘’Gum Contouring’’ is a game changer application.
If the gum line is uneven, that means the pink-white connection is not symmetrical (it is very important especially at smile make over cases), gum line have to be corrected. It effects all the appearance and highlights the power of the patients smile.
Who are the right candidates for Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic”?
When the patients have too much gum exposed when they smile, their teeth look smaller than they should be. With ‘’Gum Contouring’’, we can make these teeth significantly bigger than they were.
Also uneven gum line patients are candidates for procedure.
What to do before Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic” Treatment?
It is always better to make a regular cleaning before the ‘’Gum Contouring’’. Sometimes gum surgeons and aesthetic specialist make guides before the operation, to determine exactly how much to cut from the gums. So they can figure out the final appearance from the beginning.
What happens during Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic” Treatment?
Patients do not feel anything during the operation.
It is done with local anesthesia. Gum surgeons take the excessive gum through controlling the gum-line to be even and the teeth become bigger enough.
What to do after Gum Contouring “Pink Aesthetic” Treatment?
Depending on the tool used for the procedure, recovery time will be reduced with lasers. Just after the operation cold/ice will help for more comfortable recovery. Mild swelling, discomfort and pain can occur but they can be solved easily. Some special attention about eating and oral care will be needed according to your doctor recommendations.