A symmetrical and even gum line is one of the most important aspects of achieving a beautiful smile. Your gum tissue frames the top of your tooth, giving it it's shape. When you have excess gum tissue, teeth may appear shorter, resulting in the notorious “gummy smile”. In a procedure called gum contouring (or lift), or gingival contouring, Dr. McKim can trim excess or uneven gum tissue to make teeth look more proportioned.
Laser surgery eliminates the discomfort of scalpel surgery, does not cause bleeding and heals quickly. This procedure is performed at the same time as your other restorative treatment.
The results of a Boise gum lift are teeth that appear longer, more even and gums that don't steal the show.
Your picture perfect smile can have the right frame with a gum lift for Boise, Eagle and Meridian, ID residents by Dr. McKim.