Tag: gummy smile

10 Jan 2017 by  admin in Laser Dentistry

What Is Laser Dentistry?

Do you dread the sound of the dentist’s drill? Don’t let your anxieties stop you from getting the oral health care and cosmetic dentistry treatments you need. Instead, consider a dental practice that offers laser dentistry services. Laser dentistry can eliminate the need for that noisy drill and it can greatly improve patient comfort. How does laser dentistry work? Lasers are narrowly focused, intense beams of light that induce reactions in the tissue they come into contact with. For instance, a laser beam can cut away diseased or damaged material. It… Read More

13 May 2016 by  admin in Gum Disease

How to Fix a Gummy Smile

Bothered by a “gummy smile”? You’re not alone. An estimated 15 percent of women and 7 percent of men are treated for excessive gum tissue or small teeth that can lead to a less than perfect smile. According to the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute, 569,160 gingivectomies were performed in 2006 – a procedure that reduces extra gum tissue. For many patients, this cosmetic laser treatment has offered a quick and easy solution to feelings of embarrassment and self-consciousness stemming from a gummy smile. What constitutes a gummy smile? Two… Read More

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