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King House Dental Group

Laser Gum Sculpting

In recent years, laser dentistry has superseded many traditional dentistry practices, making treatments more precise and less painful. This newer style of dentistry utilizes intense beams of light projected by a dental laser that can be used to perform a wide variety of treatments, including soft tissue shaping and removal. Redlands, CA dentist, Dr. Steve Tatevossian, uses advanced laser technology for laser gum sculpting, gum contouring, and periodontal plastic surgery.
Dental lasers are excellent for reducing bleeding and post-treatment recovery times.
Some of the benefits associated with laser dentistry include:

    Faster healing and tissue regeneration.
    Preservation of more of the natural tooth.
    Reduced bleeding during and after treatment.
    Reduced need for anesthesia.
    Reduced need for stitches and sutures.
    Reduced risk of bacterial infections after procedures.

Our office at King House Dental Group offers laser gum sculpting, and after this treatment, the smile looks more attractive and healthy, and the patient's oral health is dramatically improved.

Laser Gum Sculpting FAQS

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  • What to Expect from Laser Gum Sculpting?

    Dr. Tatevossian generally uses a local anesthesia prior to performing laser gum contouring. Different types of dental lasers have been created to treat different conditions. Each laser uses a different wavelength of light, which predicates its best use. The most common types of dental lasers are carbon dioxide lasers and diode lasers, which are usually employed to treat soft tissue problems. Dr. Tatevossian will decide which type of laser is best to use after conducting X-rays and a thorough examination.

  • Follow-up

    After gum contouring, there will be some minor swelling and discomfort. Patients should adhere to a soft food diet and not over exert themselves for the first 24 hours. Dr. Tatevossian will usually see patients about 7 – 10 days after the procedure to ensure the gums have healed properly and there is no infection.
    The healing process is quick and patients will notice their results immediately. 

  • Pricing

    Dental insurance may cover some of the cost if this periodontal related plastic surgery procedure is medically necessary, but not if the procedure is only for cosmetic reasons.

    Our office can contact your insurance company to determine your exact coverage.

Do you have a gummy smile or an uneven gum line? Reveal a beautiful, healthy smile with laser gum sculpting at King House Dental, and change the size and shape of your gums. Smile with confidence!

Laser Gum Sculpting - Smile Gallery

Before and After

  • MaleAge: 30-39

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    After patient completed braces with our office, she also decided to reduce her gummy smile and bond her front teeth to enhance her corrected smile. Patient was extremely happy with her end results!

  • FemaleAge: 18-29

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    The patient had dental bonding, orthodontics, and laser gum sculpting.

    Look at the amazing results!