Some people have teeth that look too "short" due
to the relationship between their teeth and gums. This creates
a "gummy" smile. At Toomey Dentistry in Towson, we use a procedure called "Gingival
Reshaping" or "Gum Contouring". This procedure is often used
to remove excess gum tissue and expose more of the crown of
the tooth. In fact, your gum line can be carefully sculpted
to create just the right proportion between gum tissue and
tooth surface. The result of this gum tissue reshaping procedure is a beautiful smile.
Why get Gum Tissue Reshaping?
If the gum is uneven around a tooth, gum contouring can smooth
and balance the way your tooth and gum look. The procedure
produces a consistent, even gum line that is esthetically
At Toomey Dentistry, we can answer all your questions about gum tissue reshaping, or even teeth whitening.