Sometimes people don’t have enough gum tissue, and sometimes they have too much. Too much gum tissue can result from certain medications, certain genetic factors, malpositioned teeth or jaws, and it can make it difficult to keep your teeth clean and your gums healthy. It can also cause your teeth to look disproportionate which can affect how confident you feel about your smile.

A gingivectomy is procedure where Dr. French carefully removes the excess tissue around your teeth. Depending on your case and your specific needs, Dr. French will design a treatment plan for you, and she will help you determine if a gingivectomy is something that you need in order achieve better oral health and a better smile.

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If you have any questions about gingivectomies, contact us today at (775) 322-5122.