Lasers were once thought to be unique to space movies. That is not the case anymore. Here at Mint 32 Dentistry in Alpharetta, GA, we use lasers as effective treatments for many cosmetic issues that may be causing you to second-guess your smile with our laser contouring service.
What is Laser Contouring?
With laser contouring of the gums, a lot of patients that seek that service out are looking for cosmetic enhancement to just have a healthier, more attractive smile. Some people may have a really gummy smile that they're embarrassed by, with laser contouring, we're able to sculpt the tissue so that it looks some more of the tooth is exposed. We're able to remove that excess tissue to make it look like a more attractive, mature smile, adult smile.
Laser contouring offers a minimally invasive method for shaping and healing gums. Your laser contouring treatment will require minimal recovery time and minimal discomfort.
Gummy Smile Treatment – When you smile, do your gums appear overly noticeable? A gummy smile can be corrected and adjusted using laser contouring. Dr. Morton and the Mint 32 team can use a laser to gently contour your gumline, revealing more of your teeth. Your smile will appear balanced and healthy following your treatment.
Teeth Contouring – Enamel is the hardest substance in your body. However, your teeth might have areas of rough edges or surface irregularities of enamel. Laser contouring allows Dr. Morton to precisely correct and smooth your teeth, allowing you to smile confidently and live comfortably.
What Are The Benefits Of Laser Contouring?
Laser contouring is a minimally invasive procedure. Discomfort is minimal, if present. After treatment, you won’t require any gauze or stitching. There is also no need for pain medication or anesthetic. Lasers are extremely precise. This means that there will be little to no damage to any surrounding tissue. Your recovery time will be significantly shorter compared to similar treatments using older methods.