Q: What else could I do to get a better smile? Veneers or luminescent after laser? A: It might be possible to have cosmetic laser gum surgery to attain a better appearance when you smile. The important thing is to have the appropriate laser used (with the correct wavelength) so there won’t be any damage
Would it be beneficial for me to get laser gum surgery? I hate my small teeth and gummy smile.
Q: Would you suggest gum-reducing surgery, and then crowns/veneers? I have some bonding now that is chipped and discoloring. Is a gum lift/grafting a smart choice before veneers/crowns? A: Usually, the best way to do a case like you are describing is to have a well-qualified cosmetic dentist or prosthodontist work in conjunction with an
Q: I had a crowned tooth break off. The tooth had a root canal done on it so it doesn’t hurt. Can I get it sealed? A: You should be seen by an experienced laser periodontist to determine if there is enough tooth structure to place another crown safely. Sometimes a crown lengthening procedure might
Q: I don’t like my gummy smile. It’s not major. By that I mean you can’t see my gums when I talk, but you can see them when I smile. Is gum lift the better option? Could you give me an approximation of the cost? Thank you! A: It is difficult to quote fees on
Dr. Eric Linden: An Innovator and Teacher of Laser Dentistry Dr. Eric Linden, a Clinical Professor of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center(more) in New York, has become a specialist and teacher among Periodontists and other dental professionals in the use of lasers to treat