For as long as I can remember, I have been unhappy with my smile. I feel like my gums are very visible and are much wider than most people. My dentist refers to this as a gummy smile.
As I was discussing my dissatisfaction for my gums with my dentist, he told me about a procedure I had never heard about. Laser gum surgery can help push some of your gums down, helping the gums to look more normal and less noticeable.
I immediately began researching the procedure. But I quickly found there was a lot of information from dentist performing the procedure, but not much info from people who have actually had the procedure. I started this website because I wanted people to learn about the procedure from someone who has actually had it done.
We've all been to the dentist to be poked, prodded, and observed. Thankfully, today increasing numbers of dental offices are utilizing less invasive and more comprehensive ways to analyze the health of our teeth. These new technologies have made going to the dentist more pleasant and less intrusive.
Here are some examples of how new modern dental medicine is making the dentist's office a less scary place:
Before, patients had to endure the dentist poking around in their teeth with a small, sharp instrument to determine if a tooth had a cavity. [Read More]
If you have a tooth missing from the inside of your mouth it can have a direct impact on your appearance and the way you chew. A missing tooth will make all the other teeth around it work that much harder when you chew food. The other teeth will also collect more contaminants which could lead to faster tooth decay in the other teeth. Here is a list of things you can do to fix a missing tooth. [Read More]