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An abundance of gum tissue can hang over the teeth and create a look known as a "gummy look". This condition can be effectively corrected with gum contouring with the help of a laser. Some dental practices call this as periodontal aesthetic surgery. At DentalWorks - Macedonia in Macedonia, OH our dentists perform gum sculpting using a special laser to safely and effectively trim off excess gum tissue to reveal more of the tooth. While this procedure is sometimes known as a cosmetic treatment, gum reshaping also improves a patient's oral hygiene by decreasing the risk of infection by getting rid of areas where decay can hide. This assists in lowering the risk for periodontal disease and gum infections.
"The staff is very friendly and dr Vadalia is very good at what she does she explained things throughly as to what I will expect with the new dentures I received on Thursday night dr Vadalia is the best dentist I've ever been to I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a dentist"- C.K. / Google / Jun 26, 2017
"I had a broken crown that I put off going to the dentist for.I decided to give Dental Works a call.The staff are very friendly as is Dr. VandalaI had some extended work done that I knew eventually would need to be done. I gave Dr. Vandalla the ok to do it after she gave me an assessment of what needed to be done. She did a great job! I will smile with confidence when I get my new top denture & 2 bottom partials. She also did crowns on the bottom. Great Job! Thank You!"- C.K. / Google / Jun 12, 2017
"Went in for a cleaning and a new crown. The staff is very friendly and they work quickly. I also like the fact that it's an all-women staff, I think it helps calm some of the patients who do not like going to the dentist."- L.E. / Google / May 08, 2017
"(Translated by Google) People are very friendly, excellent professionals willing to offer the best service to the patient.In past lingered in atendermerme opportunities, the last two times have been punctual. Thank you very much to improve service.(Original) Las personas son muy amables, excelentes profesionales dispuestas a ofrecer el mejor servicio al paciente. En pasadas oportunidades se demoraban en atendermerme , las dos ultimas veces han sido puntuales. Muchas gracias por mejorar el servicio."- P.F. / Google / May 07, 2017
"Pleasant... thoroughly professional."- A.G. / Google / May 01, 2017
What to Expect@headingTag>
Gum reshaping and laser contouring can be done directly within our dental practice in Macedonia, OH using a mild numbing agent to decrease any pain or discomfort. Many patients have anxiety regarding a dental procedure, so our dentists are happy to offer sedation for patients who cannot relax during treatment. When the treatment begins the teeth and gums will be thoroughly cleaned and dried and then the laser device will gently remove layers of the gum so that the gum appears natural and straight. The gum contouring laser at DentalWorks - Macedonia also works to decrease bleeding and finalize the shape of the gums.
The treated gum tissue may be inflamed and swollen for a short time following laser gum sculpting, but with daily brushing, flossing, and mouthwash, the swelling will clear up and the gums will feel normal quickly. Our dentists will go over the post-procedure guidelines along with possible medication to help return to normal faster. Dental exams and cleanings at DentalWorks - Macedonia are encouraged to help maintain healthy gums.
Laser gum sculpting may or may not be applied under dental insurance. While it is labeled a cosmetic dental service, but some cases may require this treatment for oral hygiene purposes. The staff at DentalWorks - Macedonia will investigate each patient's coverage to get a better idea of their total expenses.
Plan Your Procedure
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Abnormal gum tissue cause an unwanted smile. Laser gum sculpting at DentalWorks - Macedonia in Macedonia, OH can correct this dental abnormality quickly without surgery. Not only will you get a pretty new smile, your dental health will also improve, minimizing the risk for gum disease. Schedule a consultation with our dentists for more information.