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What is Gum Contouring and Reshaping?

Gum contouring surgery is a procedure performed to improve the appearance of smiles. It is also called gum reshaping or gum tissue sculpting surgery. Gum contouring surgery is performed to cosmetically improve the appearance of smiles or as part of gum surgery to treat gum diseases. Nonsurgical gum shaping procedures are also performed. Traditional gum contouring surgery takes about three hours to complete and laser gum contouring and radiosurgery may take about one to two hours.    

How is Gum Contouring and Reshaping performed?

Traditional gum contouring surgery is performed by the surgeon making an incision in the gum tissue. The surgeon may remove or graft bone or gum tissue as required to give gums the required shape and size. Laser gum surgery is performed using a diode laser to remove excessive gum tissue and give them an even appearance. Bi-polar electrosurgery using a radiosurgery unit and a low current to cut gum tissue is also used for gum contouring.   

Is Gum Contouring and Reshaping painful?

Traditional gum contouring surgery, laser gum surgery and radiosurgery are performed under local anaesthesia. Patients will not feel any pain during the procedure. They may experience swelling and discomfort after the procedure.    

When can I travel by air after Gum Contouring and Reshaping?

Patients can safely travel by air a week after gum contouring and reshaping, after getting the all clear from their dentist that they are fit to travel by air.

How long does recovery take after Gum Contouring and Reshaping?

It takes a week to ten days for patients to recover from traditional gum contouring surgery and laser gum contouring. Patients will recover from radiosurgery within a week.   

What after care is required after Gum Contouring and Reshaping?

Patients should frequently rinse their mouths, gently, with salt water. They should take prescribed medications correctly. Patients should not eat hard or chewy food products till gums are completely healed and the swelling has reduced. Patients should not eat too hot or too cold foods during the healing period. They should drink plenty of water or fruit juice during the recovery period.

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Outstanding
from 1,221 users
9.4
Dr Chodree - Dental Clinic in South AfricaFeatured

Dr Chodree

087 550 8700 ext: 55972 105 Vorster Ave, Glenanda, Johannesburg
4.9 from 12 verified reviews
I’d recommendRichard, UK, 29 08 19

Dr Chodree is responsive, professional and extremely competent. I’d recommend.

Gum Contouring and Reshaping from R800
Dentist Consultation from R250
Dental Implants from R5000
27 more treatments
ServiceScore
Very Good
from 1,035 users
7.5
Sunninghill & Waterfall Dentists - Dental Clinic in South AfricaFeatured

Sunninghill & Waterfall Dentists

087 550 8700 ext: 61894 57 Tana Road, Corner Lingerette Avenue, Sunninghill Gradens, Sandton, 2157
Visiting a Medical Facility in South Africa isn’t as outlandish as it might sound. South Africa has pioneered the world’s first successful heart transplant and a host of other medical innovations and procedures. South Africa has a highly regulated medical regulatory system ensuring that you receive the highest standards of care. Practitioners must be registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and are also required to continuously further their education and skill set levels. A benefit of getting your procedures done in South Africa is South Africa itself ! Through our Rewards Travel Program with our 5 star Partner Hotel Group, Tintswalo, you are assured of a holiday of a lifetime ! Stay at and indulge your Spa Treatments at our Five Star partner Hotel Tintswalo at the Premier Waterfall Equestrian Estate in Sandton Johannesburg, a stones throw away from our Clinic with free shuttles to and from the Hotel ensuring your comfort and convenience.  We are here to ensure that you always have a healthy, radiant smile or to build a new smile for you ! Thereafter jet off to Cape Town for some rest and recovery in the most beautiful city in the world at our Partner Hotel Tintswalo Atlantic, a luxurious boutique hotel set amid some of the most picturesque scenery in the world. Follow the wine routes and taste some of the world’s best vintages, visit Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, catch the cable car up to the top of the famous Ta
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gum Surgery  
Gingival Flap Surgery  
1 more treatment
ServiceScore
Excellent
from 1,609 users
8.3
Hyde Park Dentist - Dental Clinic in South AfricaFeatured

Hyde Park Dentist

087 550 3622 ext: 66335 Hyde Square Shopping Centre (opposite Dunkeld West Shopping), Cnr. Jan Smuts Ave & North Road, Hyde Park, 2196
4.8 from 21 verified reviews
Very helpful and sorted my problem immediatelyPeter, US, 17 01 18

He is assisting with Implanted Dentures, very professional and knowledgeable, very helpful and sorted my problem immediately. Absolutely brilliant, Dr. Z Khan, by far the best Dentist I have visited.

Gum Contouring and Reshaping R2200 - R5000
Dentist Consultation R900 - R1200
General examination and advise, may include necessary x-ray
Dental Implants R8600 - R10000
71 more treatments
ServiceScore
Satisfactory
from 69 users
5.3
Dr Paul Roos - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Dr Paul Roos

37 Wrenrose Avenue, Birdhaven, Johannesburg, 2196
For more information about Dr Paul Roos in Johannesburg please contact the clinic.
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gum Surgery  
ServiceScore
Good
from 78 users
6.1
Dr Peter van der Meulen - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Dr Peter van der Meulen

158 Coleraine Drive, Morningside, Sandton
For more information about Dr Peter van der Meulen in Sandton please contact the clinic.
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gum Surgery  
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Dr Yusuf Jadwat Specialist in Periodontics - Dr Yusuf Jadwat

Dr Yusuf Jadwat Specialist in Periodontics

Melrose North Medical & Dental centre., 82 Corlett Drive, Suite C, Johannesburg, 2196
Cost effective periodontal and oral medicine services are provided at this dental located at Sandton in Gauteng, South Africa. The latest in dental technology and techniques are used to achieve the best possible dental results for patients by the highly trained and experienced periodontist and his team. Referrals are accepted from general dental practitioners for patients requiring gum disease treatments and advanced gum surgery. Services provided include examinations and oral hygiene services, oral cancer screening, sedation dentistry, plastic surgery for the gums and the surgical insertion of implants to replace missing teeth.
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gum Surgery  
Gingival Flap Surgery  
1 more treatment
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