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South Coast Dental | Laser gum recontouring in National City


202 Mile of Cars Way 
National City CA 91950
Phone:  (619) 477-1970


Dr. Lilia Larin  Dr. Ricardo Peralta Dr. Aldo Peralta

Laser gum recontouring


What is Laser gum Recontouring?

Lasers allow your dentist to reshape and sculpt the gum tissue to help create a better esthetic result when smiling.  

This periodontal procedure is designed to expose more tooth structure to improve the esthetics of your gum line. A gummy smile is apparent when the gum tissue is very thick and large, covering the tooth surface and making the teeth look too short.  This can be caused by reactions to braces, infections and medications that cause the gums to extend too close to the surface of the teeth.

If your teeth appear small and your smile seems “gummy,” your teeth may actually be the proper length, but hiding under too much gum tissue.  A laser gingivectomy procedure will reshape your excess gum and expose the natural shape of your teeth.

National City Dentist | Laser gum recontouring. Lilia Larin is a National City Dentist.