Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery

These procedures are a predictable way to cover unsightly, sensitive or exposed root surfaces and to prevent future gum recession. If you are unhappy with the appearance of short unsightly teeth this can be greatly improved by a combination of periodontal procedures by our doctors and cosmetic dentistry by your dentist.

Although your teeth appear short, they may actually be the proper length. The teeth may be covered with too much gum tissue. We can correct this by performing the periodontal plastic surgery procedure, crown lengthening.

During this procedure, excess gum and bone tissue is reshaped to expose more of the natural tooth. This can be done to more than one tooth to even out your gum line and to create a beautiful smile.

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Pre-Operative Photo
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Post Operative Photo

Another cosmetic procedure is the soft tissue graft.  It is used to cover unattractive tooth roots, reduce gum recession and protect the roots from decay and eventual loss.

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