Gingival Aesthetics is one of the oral treatments to have a more beautiful and impressive smile and have a healthy tooth and gum structure. Defects such as gingival recession and gingival asymmetry are eliminated and as a result, it is aimed to obtain a normal teeth-gum appearance.
Thanks to the developments in the field of aesthetic dentistry, it has become possible to make the gums look more aesthetic.
Gingival aesthetics, also known as gingivoplasty and pink aesthetics, stands out as an application that beautifies the appearance of the mouth and face.
Teeth and gingiva (in a more general sense, intraoral) should be evaluated with a holistic approach. It should be aimed to reach a healthy gingival structure before anything else. It should be aimed to reach a healthy gingival structure before the aesthetic appearance. Regular oral care should be done. If the patient is faced with problems such as decayed teeth and broken teeth, their treatment should be done without delay. The patient should go to control appointments.
The mouth, which is one of the most striking parts of the face, brings with it physical and psychological advantages if it is healthy and has an aesthetic appearance. Choosing an experienced dentist can have a decisive role in the quality of the results. In this respect, the patient should do good research about the clinic, hospital, and doctor.
Gingival aesthetics are performed to treat gingival defects and to correct the structure that does not comply with the standard and aesthetic gingival patterns. The content of the treatment is broad. It can include many steps and applications from treating gingival recession to correcting asymmetrical disorder and removing tooth discoloration. The following methods are commonly used in this dental treatment:
As with all dental treatments, consultation between the patient and the doctor is made. The patient shares his/her complaints and talks about expectations. The patient's mouth is examined by the dentist.
After the pre-operative process, dental health and gingival aesthetic procedures can be applied. The content of the treatment varies according to the patient's complaints and wishes.
Gum aesthetics are mostly performed using laser technology. One advantage of laser application is that bleeding does not occur in the treated area and surrounding areas. The absence of bleeding accelerates the healing process of gingival aesthetics.
The procedures are usually performed under local anesthesia. The type of anesthesia to be applied may change with the patient's request and the approval of the doctor and anesthetist. During the aesthetic operation, the patient does not feel any pain, as the relevant area is anesthetized with the drug. Pain that may occur after the effect of anesthesia wears off can also be relieved with painkillers. Your doctor may prescribe you the medicines.
Gingival aesthetics recovery time will also change according to the type of treatment, the number of procedures, the health status of the person, and the quality of oral care. However, on average, full recovery will be achieved within 1-2 weeks.
Gum aesthetics have positive effects both physically and psychologically. The prominent advantages are:
Anyone who is dissatisfied with the appearance of their gums is essentially a good candidate for this dental procedure. The dentist examination will determine the suitability of your teeth and gums for pink aesthetics.
After the effect of anesthesia wears off, you may feel pain, tenderness, and aches. You may also experience side effects such as bruising, swelling, and bleeding. These are temporary, normal side effects and will soon pass. It is sufficient to follow your dentist's recommendations throughout the process.