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About Gum Lifts

Gum contouring, or a gum lift procedure, involves gently removing excess gum tissue by contouring and shaping your smile’s “gummy” section. The dentist will carve the gum level to remove the gummy part and reshape the smile using a soft diode laser. The result is a much whiter, bigger, and more stunning smile. This procedure is also frequently used with a smile makeover using porcelain veneers. The gum lift helps to ensure a balance and smoothness to the overall smile result.

Are There Limitations To Contouring Or A Gum Lift?

Gummy Smile Solutions Using Botox

Glance Dental also offers Botox to reduce a gummy smile. In many cases, a gummy smile occurs due to the muscle activity of the smile muscles lifting too much concerning the gum line. Using Botox treatment causes this muscle activity to decrease slightly. Mainly, they are using just two small injections, one on either side of the nostrils. The muscle activity can be diminished, and less of your gums will arise in your smile. Botox effects last up to 4-6 months.