Braces in Kent as the Basis for a Smile Makeover
A smile makeover is generally made up of two or more dental treatments, some of which may be more cosmetic than others. Although teeth whitening and dental veneers are two of the most popular treatments, many people didn’t have the chance to have their teeth straightened as children, and is becoming increasingly common to see adults wearing braces in Kent. In fact for many this will be the first step to getting the ideal smile, as once it is completed and the teeth are in the correct position, it is often easy to see exactly what needs to be done next.
The advantage of doing this is that subsequent treatments are likely to be far more conservative, something that is always important to consider. While veneers and teeth whitening are very popular, there is another treatment that can make a real difference to your smile, and that is gum contouring.
Correcting a Gummy Smile as Part of Your Smile Makeover
Some people have what is called a ‘gummy smile’ and this simply means they show too much gum when smiling. This is a condition that can be caused by the teeth being covered up by excess gum tissue and results in the teeth looking too short. Gum contouring involves removing the excess tissue, and shaping the remainder to give a more pleasing smile line. While this procedure generally only removes gum tissue, it may occasionally be necessary to remove some of the bone at the roots of the teeth. This may sound drastic, but this type of surgery is routinely carried out at Parrock Street Dental and Implant Centre, and the gums do heal very well after the procedure.
After the gums have healed it may be necessary to have the teeth crowned or veneered to complete the cosmetic effect. While this treatment is very safe, and can produce amazing results, it is important to choose an expert dentist such as Dr Rik Trivedi, as it is possible for too much gum tissue to be removed which can create a whole new set of problems.
If you are unhappy with your teeth, and think they may benefit from orthodontic treatment or gum contouring, then why not book an appointment for a consultation with our dentist in Kent? This is a great opportunity to find out more about all the treatments we offer, and our dental team will take the time to discuss your needs and concerns with you. Just give us a call on 01474 537191.
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