Gum Lift For Balanced Smile Aesthetics

The health and appearance of the gums play important roles in the general aesthetics of a smile. Whether in combination with other Cosmetic Dentistry procedures, or on its own, a ‘gum lift’ can produce a remarkable, and often unexpected, improvement of a smile.

‘Gum lift’ is a simple surgical procedure whereby the gums are lifted to improve not only their appearance, but also the size, shape and emerging appearance of the teeth. A nice smile is not only about having beautiful teeth. The choreography of the gingival tissue (gums) is just as important.

The procedure is performed in one visit and healing is usually quick and uneventful. Maturity of the gums to their final position takes approximately 12 weeks.

Gum lift dramatically improves ‘gummy smiles’. More commonly, however, it may only be required for one or two teeth to create harmony and symmetry.

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