Royal York Dental, Etobicoke

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Teeth & Gum Contouring in Etobicoke

Royal York Dental offers teeth and gum contouring services as a cosmetic solution for patients.

What is Teeth & Gum Contouring?

Teeth contouring involves shaving away excess tooth material and reshaping teeth, while gum contouring involves removing excess gum tissue. These procedures can help alter the overall aesthetics of your smile. 

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Teeth Contouring

Contouring teeth can be a convenient, cost-effective option for fixing chipped, uneven or poorly aligned teeth. It involves shaving away excess tooth material and reshaping teeth with the use of a dental drill. This procedure can generally take place within one appointment.

Gum Contouring

Contouring gums involves removing excess gum tissue. This is also called a gum lift. This may be done for aesthetic purposes, or to prepare for other cosmetic work, such as placement of veneers.

How is gum contouring performed?

Gum contouring, or a gum lift, is a procedure done by dentists to help reshape the gums. This may be done for patients who have gums that have not receded enough, or for patients who have a lot of gum that shows when they smile.

How do gum lifts work?

Normally done on the front teeth, a gum lift may be recommended when patients are having other cosmetic procedures performed. Your dentist will administer a local anesthetic to the area before the reshaping. He or she will cut and reshape the gum line using a laser.

When do I get back to normal?

The gum shaping procedure can be done in one appointment. You will need to take care of the area to avoid infection. Within a day you will be able to drink and eat normally. Our office may recommend a follow up appointment to see your healing progress.

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