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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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ServiceScore
Excellent
from 1,289 users
8.5
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 22 verified reviews
I am very satisfiedLouise, South Africa, 28 08 18

Consultation and dental bonding. I am very satisfied!

Gum Contouring and Reshaping R2200 - R5000
Dentist Consultation R900 - R1200
General examination and advise, may include necessary x-ray
Dental Implants R9000 - R15000
68 more treatments
ServiceScore
Outstanding
from 1,188 users
9.6
Dr Chodree - Dental Clinic in South AfricaFeatured

Dr Chodree

087 550 8700 ext: 55972 105 Vorster Ave, Glenanda, Johannesburg
4.9 from 27 verified reviews
Excellent workMario, South Africa, 19 10 23

Excellent work. Thank you Dr Chodree. I truly recommend Dr Chodree for any dental work

Gum Contouring and Reshaping from R800
Dentist Consultation from R350
Dental Implants R5000 - R8000
27 more treatments
ServiceScore
Very Good
from 1,012 users
7.2
Sunninghill & Waterfall Dentists - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Sunninghill & Waterfall Dentists

57 Tana Road, Corner Lingerette Avenue, Sunninghill Gradens, Sandton, 2157
4.5 from 3 verified reviews
Excellent service, care and procedureNontando, South Africa, 23 08 21

Excellent service, care and procedure. The dentist extracted my tooth and showed care and professionalism every step of the way. Am so grateful.

Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gum Surgery  
Gingival Flap Surgery  
1 more treatment
ServiceScore
Good
from 209 users
6.3
Dr Z Solomon - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Dr Z Solomon

173 Rivonia Road, Rochester Place, Block D, Sandton, 2196
We are conveniently located in the heart of the Sandton CBD. Parking is free and easily available at the premises. Most procedures are charged at medical aid rates, which we will claim back from your medical aid on your behalf. We accept most major medical aids including Bankmed, Discovery Health, GEMS, Bonita’s and Medihelp. We offer cutting edge dentistry with the aid of the most advanced equipment available. Both the dentist and dental hygienist are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa and have been in private practice for more than nineteen years bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge.
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gum Surgery  
Gingival Flap Surgery  
1 more treatment
ServiceScore
Satisfactory
from 52 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 Sandton please contact the clinic.
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gum Surgery  
ServiceScore
Satisfactory
from 52 users
5.3
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 Gauteng please contact the clinic.
Gum Contouring and Reshaping  
Gum Surgery  
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