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Why People Love Periodontics & Implant Center

Renata K.
"Dr. Andrawis exceeded expectations with his thoroughness and calm demeanor. Easily the best office in New Jersey for periodontal work."
Helen M
"Dr. Andrawis made my dental work experience comfortable. Thorough explanation, patience, and kindness from both the doctor and his assistant. Highly recommend."
Gizem A.
"Dr. Andrawis and his team are amazing! Detailed explanations, clear answers to questions, and no issues with procedures. Definitely recommend."
Gal D.
"Dr. Andrawis is a phenomenal dentist. Super professional, nice, and thorough. Highly recommend this office for a great dental work experience."
Dennisse V.
"Dr. Andrawis and his team are amazing! Detailed explanation of the procedure, answering all questions, made my experience highly recommendable."
Cheryl N.
"Another positive experience at Periodontics and Implant Center. Dr. Andrawis is kind, thorough, and explains everything. Mayomi is friendly and knowledgeable."
Christian M.
"Thanks to everyone at the center for high-end service. The team is trustworthy, tactical, and provides results. Grateful to have them for my dental needs."

Begin Your Journey to a More Beautiful Smile Today

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Resculpt Your Smile

Aesthetic surgical gum procedures cater to individuals looking to correct cosmetic or health-related concerns with their gums that affect their overall smile and dental health. Common reasons include a "gummy" smile where excessive gum tissue covers the teeth, making them appear short. Uneven gum lines can make teeth look irregular in size and shape, impacting smile symmetry. Receding gums expose tooth roots, causing sensitivity and an aged appearance. 

Gum recession or disease can also lead to tooth loss, necessitating procedures to prepare for restorations like implants. These specialized surgeries, such as esthetic crown lengthening, gum lifts, and tissue sculpting, address these issues, enhancing the gum's appearance while laying the groundwork for further dental work if necessary, thus improving both the aesthetic appeal and functional health of the mouth.

The Benefits of Aesthetic Gum Treatment

Aesthetic surgical gum procedures offer significant benefits beyond mere cosmetic enhancements, contributing to both psychological well-being and oral health. Firstly, they improve the appearance of the smile, boosting confidence and self-esteem in social and professional interactions. By correcting "gummy" smiles or uneven gum lines, these procedures help achieve a more balanced, harmonious smile. They also prepare the mouth for further dental work, such as implants, by creating a healthy, stable gum foundation, enhancing the success and longevity of such treatments. 

Addressing gum recession can also help reduce tooth sensitivity and protect against decay, contributing to overall oral health. Ultimately, aesthetic gum surgeries not only transform smiles aesthetically but also play a crucial role in maintaining dental health, offering patients a comprehensive solution to various gum-related concerns.

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Why Choose Us for Your Aesthetic Surgical Needs?

Choosing the right team for your aesthetic surgical needs is crucial. At the Periodontist & Dental Implant Center in Manasquan, NJ, we're committed to providing not just exceptional clinical care, but also a warm and welcoming environment where you feel valued and understood.

  • Expertise and Precision: Our team of periodontists specializes in the latest aesthetic surgical techniques, ensuring precise, predictable outcomes that meet your expectations.
  • Customized Treatment Plans: We believe that every smile is unique. That's why we develop personalized treatment plans that address your specific concerns and goals, ensuring results that naturally enhance your beauty.
  • Comprehensive Care: Beyond aesthetic procedures, we provide a full range of periodontal and implant services, making us your one-stop destination for all your oral health needs.

Transformative Aesthetic Gum Procedures

Esthetic Crown Lengthening / "Gummy" Smile Treatment

Do you feel self-conscious about your "gummy" smile? Our esthetic crown lengthening procedure can beautifully balance the proportion of gum to tooth visibility, revealing more of your natural teeth and creating a more appealing smile. This simple yet effective treatment can make a significant difference in your appearance, turning self-consciousness into self-confidence.

Gum Lift

A gum lift, also known as gingival contouring, is a precision procedure that reshapes the gum line to enhance the aesthetics of your smile. Ideal for those with uneven gum lines or excessive gum coverage, a gum lift provides a more uniform and aesthetically pleasing look. Our expert periodontists utilize the latest techniques to ensure minimal discomfort and optimal results.

Tissue Sculpting

Tissue sculpting is an art form that involves the careful reshaping and adjustment of the gum tissue to improve the overall look of your smile. Whether you're looking to correct asymmetrical gums, cover exposed root surfaces, or simply refine your smile's contour, tissue sculpting offers a customized solution. Our specialists skillfully sculpt your gums to achieve a more attractive and harmonious smile.

Say Hello to Our Smile Experts

Dentistry blends art and science. Our dedicated team delivers personalized care, enhancing smiles and lives with expertise and innovation.
Dr. Ferris Elheim
"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."
Dr. Andrew Yousef
"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."
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"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."

Exceptional Periodontal Care

Our practice specializes in periodontal treatment, providing progressive therapies for gum issues and related disorders. We take the time to understand our patients’ concerns and explain their treatment plans in detail, guaranteeing a confident, stress-free experience every step of the way. Depend on us for comprehensive, patient-focused periodontal care.

Premier Implant Dentistry

Our team is a leader in dental implants, offering customized, high-quality implant solutions. Whether it’s a single tooth replacement or complete mouth rehabilitation, we use state-of-the-art technologies and methods. We strive to simplify the implant process for patients and provide transparent explanations and support throughout their treatment journey.

Say Hello to Our Smile Experts

Dentistry blends art and science. Our dedicated team delivers personalized care, enhancing smiles and lives with expertise and innovation.
Dr. Ferris Elheim
"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."
Dr. Andrew Yousef
"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."
A woman in a white jacket standing in front of a counter.
"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."

Exceptional Periodontal Care

Our practice specializes in periodontal treatment, providing progressive therapies for gum issues and related disorders. We take the time to understand our patients’ concerns and explain their treatment plans in detail, guaranteeing a confident, stress-free experience every step of the way. Depend on us for comprehensive, patient-focused periodontal care.

Premier Implant Dentistry

Our team is a leader in dental implants, offering customized, high-quality implant solutions. Whether it’s a single tooth replacement or complete mouth rehabilitation, we use state-of-the-art technologies and methods. We strive to simplify the implant process for patients and provide transparent explanations and support throughout their treatment journey.

Start Your Treatment Journey Today

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Comfort and Convenience

Personalized Care

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Flexible Financing

Frequently Asked Questions

Will my insurance cover aesthetic gum procedures?

Coverage for aesthetic gum procedures varies by insurance plan and the specific reasons for the surgery. Some procedures may be covered if deemed medically necessary, while others may be considered cosmetic. We recommend checking with your insurance provider and our office can assist with any questions.

How do I know if I'm a candidate for aesthetic gum surgery?

The best way to determine if you're a candidate for aesthetic gum surgery is through a consultation with a periodontist. They will assess your oral health, discuss your aesthetic goals, and recommend the most appropriate procedure to meet your needs.

What are the benefits of undergoing aesthetic gum procedures?

The benefits of aesthetic gum procedures extend beyond just cosmetic improvements, offering:

  • Enhanced smile aesthetics and boosted confidence
  • Improved gum health and reduced risk of dental issues related to gum irregularities
  • Better outcomes for subsequent dental treatments such as implants
  • Correction of gum recession to reduce sensitivity and protect against decay

How long is the recovery time after an aesthetic gum procedure?

Recovery times can vary depending on the specific procedure and individual healing rates. Generally, patients can expect the initial healing phase to last a few days to a week, with complete gum healing occurring within a few weeks. Your periodontist will provide you with detailed aftercare instructions to ensure a smooth recovery.

Are aesthetic gum procedures painful?

With modern dental techniques and local anesthesia, patients typically experience minimal discomfort during aesthetic gum procedures. Post-procedure discomfort is usually mild and manageable with over-the-counter or prescribed pain relief. Our team prioritizes patient comfort and will discuss all pain management options with you.

Why might someone need an aesthetic gum procedure?

Individuals opt for aesthetic gum procedures for several reasons, including:

  • Correcting a "gummy" smile where excessive gum tissue hides the teeth
  • Evening out an uneven gum line for a more symmetrical smile
  • Treating gum recession to protect exposed tooth roots and improve appearance
  • Preparing the gums for further dental work, like implants, ensuring better outcomes

What are aesthetic surgical gum procedures?

Aesthetic surgical gum procedures are specialized treatments aimed at improving the appearance of your gums, enhancing the overall look of your smile. These procedures can correct a variety of concerns, including "gummy" smiles, uneven gum lines, and receding gums, through techniques such as esthetic crown lengthening, gum lifts, and tissue sculpting.

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