The crazy cost of gum contouring

Is Gum Contouring Useless ? Plus 4 Factors Influencing Cost

Bil Watson

The Crazy Cost of Gum Contouring (And An Affordable Solution)

My gums are too big.

The teeth are too small.

This smile is too “gummy”.

If you are not happy with the way your smile and gums look, there are several ways you can go about improving their appearance.

One option to consider is gum contouring… but it will cost you

Let’s take a closer look at what gum contouring is, the crazy cost of it, and an affordable solution that will give you the smile you’ve always dreamed about!

What Is Gum Contouring?

Gum contouring is a form of cosmetic dentistry that is used to correct and reshape excessive or uneven gums.

Prior to the procedure, the dentist will use a local anesthesia to numb the area. Next, the dentist will fix the uneven gum line by removing the excess gum tissue as needed and then sculpting the gum line with a laser or other cutting tool until it appears even and natural.

This process exposes a little more of the enamel of the teeth and can usually be done in one office visit

Also known as gum lifting, gum contouring is billed as a relatively painless procedure. But, people do experience discomfort and swelling for the first few days. However, the healing time is typically quick.

Yes, gum contouring can make a significant improvement to your smile as seen in gum contouring before and after photos. However, as we said… it WILL cost you.

What Does Gum Contouring Cost?

Gum contouring is a very popular, yet sometimes overused, dental procedure. It is also often met with questions, concerns, and hesitations about what to expect when it comes to results as well as the costs involved. Both of these are a factor of the skill and expertise of the performing dentist as well as the patient’s demographic area

Gum contouring cost sometimes can be partially covered by insurance if the procedure is medically necessary. However, if the surgery is for cosmetic reasons only, you will have to pay for it out of pocket.

It can cost between $50 to $350 or more to shape and remove the gums around a SINGLE tooth. The price range is so vast because the cost depends on:

  • Extent of the work needed
  • Local rates
  • Expertise and reputation of the dentist
  • Sedation method

Since the damage or overgrowth rarely is limited to just one tooth… the total cost for extensive gum reshaping and contouring can easily cost $3,000 or MORE (and these prices only cover the cost of the teeth that are visible in the front)

Luckily, there is an easier and more affordable way to get the smile you’ve always wanted.

Let us introduce you to the future of smile design

The Affordable Way To A Brighter & Whiter Smile

You can unlock your smile’s potential with Lab Direct custom removable veneers from Brighter Image Lab!

Our product can take the place of long healing and tedious aftercare needed after a gingivectomy. For gummy smiles, we also provide long terms results. We know that our customized veneers are sustainable and cost effective compared to traditional dental visits and in-office cosmetic dental appointments.

Check out these incredible reasons why removable veneers are a great gum contouring alternative to make your smile sparkle

  • Enhances esthetics
  • Whitens & brightens teeth
  • Lengthens small teeth
  • Reshapes smile
  • Highlights your smile
  • Increases confidence
  • Fills unsightly gaps
  • Covers stains
  • Alters the look of teeth

Furthermore, you can easily take the first step in creating your custom veneers from the comfort of your couch because there is no need to visit a dentist. Everything you need to get started is delivered directly to your house

No matter what type of result you are looking for, your dental dreams can come true with Brighter Image Lab

Our custom molds save you from over exaggerated dental costs for non-oral health threatening treatments

You really can bring your smile to its ultimate level… without paying $20,000+ for a cosmetic smile makeover.

Let us introduce you to the life changing magic of removable dental veneers.

Join us as we welcome you to the future of smile design. Come see how we can improve your smile in a way that you never thought imaginable. You truly owe it to yourself to look at

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