Cosmetic Gum Contouring
Sometimes teeth are covered by excessive gum tissue, resulting in a “gummy” smile. Dr. Peiser can reduce the gum tissue and lengthen natural teeth for an esthetically pleasing result. A gum lift or gingivectomy is a simple and effective way to enhance your smile and overall appearance without major surgery. This procedure can often be completed in one visit.
Crown lengthening is done to prepare a tooth or teeth for restorative treatment, such as crowns and bridges. It involves raising the gum level to expose more tooth structure for the new restoration. Crown lengthening ensures long-term retention, as well as a superior seal to prevent cement wash-out and decay within the restoration. After crown lengthening, your general or restorative dentist can place the crown or bridge on the treated tooth.
Happily Accepting New Patients
From consultation and diagnosis to treatment and follow-up care, Dr. Peiser and the team at East Side Periodontics provide the specialized dentistry you need. Contact us to schedule your consultation or second opinion visit. Our Providence, Rhode Island periodontal practice is convenient to many surrounding communities, including Pawtucket, Cranston, Barrington, Fall River, Dartmouth, and South Attleboro, Massachusetts.