Gum Contouring

Pink, healthy gums are the perfect frame for a radiant smile. Uneven or excess gum tissue or a high upper lip can have the opposite effect, however, by making your smile appear too “gummy” and your teeth too small.Pink, healthy gums are the perfect frame for a radiant smile.

Using advanced laser technology, the team at Metropolitan Dental can gently and skillfully trim your gum tissue to make your teeth look fuller and in better proportion to your lips and gums. The same simple procedure can also give you a consistent, even gum line.

With no cutting or stitches required, healing is generally fast and trouble-free. And the results are remarkable: a youthful new smile and a dramatic boost to your poise and confidence, all in one easy visit!


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