If your teeth appear to be too short, the real problem is that you have too much gum tissue covering them. This creates an illusion of small teeth and what is commonly called a gummy smile. And while you may not be happy with how it looks, there are also practical concerns about the situation. At the office of Warren Baine, DMD, you can get our crown lengthening in Muttontown to reduce the amount of gum tissue, and create a better-looking and healthier smile.
If your reasoning for coming in is based on the cosmetic aspect, you’ll want to have a consultation to determine how suitable the procedure is for you. In other instances, you might only be convinced of the value of this surgery when you want to have a dental implant, bridge, crown, or even a large filling placed, and your excess gum tissue is presenting an obstacle to having it done. Your gums may make getting access to the tooth difficult or impossible. Our crown lengthening in Muttontown reshapes the gums and bone. The entire process can be done in the course of a single session in most situations. It is done under local anesthesia, so you will be able to feel comfortable as it is being performed. And because our periodontist is a specialist in this type of surgery, you know it will be done with the utmost of expert are, and you can be confident in the outcome. Over two or three months, your gums will fully heal and you will notice the difference that our crown lengthening in Muttontown makes.
There is no better time than right now to call our office and arrange a time to come in, get an evaluation, and have all your questions answered. Enjoy having a more appealing smile, and one that promotes greater oral well-being.