For some people, gums appear dark with the white teeth, which looks unaesthetic. So, they prefer for gum whitening treatment. Yes, it's possible to remove the pigmentation from the gum utilizing the advanced cosmetic dentistry. This advanced cosmetic dentistry involves a treatment named Gum Depigmentation, where the dark spots on the gums are removed, and the dark color of the gum will be changed and returned to pink or red.
Gum whitening is also mentioned as gum depigmentation or gum reepithelialization. One general reason behind the gums pigmentation is genetics. Commonly, the melanocyte cells produce melanin which causes pigmentation to the skin or gum. Sometimes it goes overdose, called hyper-pigmentation. Mostly the gingival tissue of the gum is affected because of various conditions. It leads to pigmented gums.
The techniques are widely used for the gingival hyper-pigmentation, means pigmentation in gingival tissue. Gingivectomy or Gum reshaping is another technique we perform when the shape of the gum line is not equal. Using the latest laser equipment shape of the gum line will be corrected equally.
Remove Dark Spots on the Gums
Change the Dark Color of the gum, back to normal colorGum Shaping
When there is no equal shape in the gum line. We help the patient get a symmetric gum line using the latest laser equipment.
No injection, no painful treatment and non-invasive. It is the best treatment to whiten the gum. In this particular treatment, specific laser light beam is used to treat the pigmentations. The light beam destroys the cells causing the dark gum.
In this process, the affected underlying tissue is removed. Though it is effective, it is invasive, and it may take time for healing. Proper medication will be followed during and after the treatment. The result satisfies you with a great smile and white gums.
Gum whitening with bleaching is a traditional method. However, it makes use of a solution which acts as a whitening agent to lighten the gum color. It almost takes less than 2 hours and tagged as good to undergo. Sometimes, sensitivity, irritation and burns may occur, which needs medication.
Years of Experience (Since 2008)
It can last long for about 20 years or more than that. Even it may last until your lifetime.
It depends on the treatment & procedure. Also, it considers your depth of the issue and proceeded.
Healing process differs with the method you adopted. Some treatment takes lesser time, and some take even 2 to 3 weeks.
Laser kind of treatment is not invasive. But if you go for surgery, it is invasive.
The person with unaesthetic bad gum genetically, which is too dark, and it is more visible can undergo the treatment. In some cases, the dark gum occurs due to some causes like side effects, bad eating habits, oral diseases etc. needs to go for it to avoid the worseness.
Obviously, pale or pink adding the aesthetic look to your mouth and smile.
Tips to avoid sudden gum pigmentation.
Clean your mouth and teeth regularly
Have a balanced and healthy diet
Avoid the foods affecting your mouth, gum or teeth
Go for a regular check once in 3 months to your dentist
The treatment will never affect your teeth. Proper precautions and safe treatment will be undergone.