Cosmetic Gum Contouring Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Aug
2001

Q&A: I have braces, take an anti-convulsant which makes my gums swell, and some gum was surgically removed for the braces. What can I do?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am an adult with braces. I also am taking an anticonvulsant medication that causes gum swelling, which is especially severe after each orthodontic treatment. I was told by my orthodontist before putting ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Am I better to have bonding or capping done to improve a "gummy" smile?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com For a 'gummy' smile, which is more effective--bonding or capping? I am under the impression that 'bonding' can make crowded and 'small' teeth look bigger, resulting in a wider ... View full question & answer >>
Feb
2000

Q&A: What should I do if my dentist suggests cutting down my gums to save my teeth for 5 years before extracting them?

MY BOTTOM TEETH ARE DISLOCATING FROM MY BONE DUE TO BONE LOSE SAYS MY DENTIST HE SUGJESTS CUTTING MY GUMS DOWN TO GIVE MW ANOTHER FIVE YEARS BEFORE I SHOULD HAVE FOUR BOTTOM FRONT TEETH REMOVED WILL THIS ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
1999

Q&A: Am I I too old at 40 to have my gums and teeth fixed so my mouth does not protrude so much?

I wore braces on my teeth for three years. After removing the braces I am still not satisfied with my teeth structure, and food gets stuck in the roof of my mouth when eating. I have a lot of gum over ... View full question & answer >>