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Reveal your smile’s beauty with gum contouring

Are you self-conscious about a gummy smile?  If so, gum contouring from Albrecht Family Dentistry in West Bend, Wisconsin, may be the solution. The cosmetic procedure removes excess gum tissue to create a more attractive smile. Not only does gum reshaping improve the appearance of your smile, but it can also improve your oral health by eliminating pockets that can harbor bacteria and increase your risk of gum disease.

What causes uneven gums?

There are many factors that can contribute to having gums that are too low or too high. It can result from genetics, oral health condition, or even certain medications.

The gum contouring procedure

At Albrecht Family Dentistry, we offer laser gum contouring, a highly safe procedure with minimal risk of bleeding or infection. The laser is used to eliminate excess tissue one step at a time to

create the ideal shape. The laser also seals the remaining tissue to prevent bleeding and future infections. The mouth is then cleaned, and you can see your results immediately.

Aftercare for gum contouring

Following your gum reduction or gum lift, you may be given prescription antibiotics and notice swelling for a few days. Practicing good oral hygiene, such as daily brushing and flossing, is vital to your healing process. If you have any questions or concerns, always feel free to call us.

Benefits of gum contouring 

With gum reduction, the procedure helps lengthen and expose the crown for a more even smile ·        

With uneven gums, the procedure creates a straighter, more symmetrical smile  With a gum lift, the procedure restores the gum line to normal coverage of the tooth

Find out more about gum contouring today

Gum contouring is a fast cosmetic dental procedure typically completed in just a single visit within a relatively short recovery period. The permanent procedure dramatically improves the appearance of your teeth, giving your confidence and self-esteem a significant boost. At

Albrecht Family Dentistry, we combine state-of-the-art technology with our experience to unlock your smile’s beauty. If you are in the West Bend, WI area and are tired of being embarrassed by your smile, call Albrecht Family Dentistry today at (262) 357-6622.