Posts for tag: Laser Assisted Soft Tissue Contouring

By Robert J. LaRocque, DDS, P.A.
June 17, 2015
Category: Dental Procedures

While healthy teeth are one essential component of a beautiful smile, they aren't the only one. If you want a smile you can be proud to show off, you need beautiful, healthy gums as well. Are your gums currently too big, too small, discolored or swollen? If so, laser-assisted soft tissue contouring from Nashua dentist Robert J. LaRocque, DDS, MAGD may be just right for you.Soft Tissue

What is Laser-Assisted Soft Tissue Contouring?

Laser-assisted soft tissue contouring is a dental procedure in which your Nashua dentist Dr. LaRocque will use a laser to either add or remove a small amount of tissue from your gums. The procedure is done in office, and you'll see results right away.

What Problems Is Laser-Assisted Soft Tissue Contouring Used to Treat?

Laser-assisted soft tissue contouring can be used to shorten or lengthen crowns, to remove dark patches from the gums, to recover tooth roots and to achieve facial symmetry. It is amazing what a significant effect a little contouring can have on your smile! We really think you'll be pleasantly surprised by just how great you'll look and feel after this one small procedure.

What Advantages Does Laser-Assisted Soft Tissue Contouring Offer?

Laser-assisted soft tissue contouring is quick, efficient and effective. It is virtually pain-free, it requires little to no anesthesia or stitches and it typically does not result in any blood loss. The procedure is safer and less invasive than traditional surgery, even for patients whose bleeding is difficult to control.

How Long Does Laser-Assisted Soft Tissue Contouring Take?

Laser-assisted soft tissue contouring can be completed in as little as a one hour long office visit.

Whether your smile is gummy, toothy or uneven, visiting your trusted Nashua dentist for laser-assisted soft tissue contouring is a great way to fix it. Call Dr. LaRocque's office to set up an appointment today.