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Laser Technology for You

The day ends and you are ready to head home from work.  You have all of your things gathered, and you are heading out of the office.  As you touch the door, your boss stops you and begins praising you for your work with the company.  She tells you that you are being nominated for the most valuable employee of the year, and you will be honored at the next employee gala.

You are so excited! You are thrilled!  And immediately you are concerned about your smile.  You have never been a fan of your gummy smile, and you cannot think of a worse time to highlight one of your least favorite personal attributes.  What can you do?

Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD has the solution.  It is laser technology.  This treatment allows her patients to enhance their smiles with little to no pain and/or downtime. To learn more about how laser technology can change your gummy smile, keep reading Dr. Lerch’s blog.

Gummy Smiles Can Disappear

A gummy smile is a smile that appears to be all gums and little teeth.  This can occur when lips open too much, or when there is too much bone under the nose, or when the gums are overgrown, covering the teeth.  With our laser technology, lasers can contour the gums and bone to give you a smile that enhances your pearly whites and your natural beauty.

Dr. Lerch simply trims away the excess gum tissue through a quick and painless procedure.  During this procedure, more tooth is uncovered which in-turn leads to a fuller smile with less gum tissue showing.  Dr. Lerch can also reshape the gums with tissue sculpting.  This evens out gums lines that are misshapen.

Dental lasers can also help with other conditions that affect the look of a smile including:


Mouth breathing

Medication induced gum growth

Extremely worn teeth

Gum disease

These conditions can arise for a variety of reasons ranging from systemic diseases to sleep apnea to poor oral hygiene. If you are experiencing sleep apnea, consult your dentist on how to treat this with various treatments such as sleep apnea oral appliances therapy and cpap therapy using state-of-the-art cpap machines. Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD can review how these conditions are affecting your gums, and then proceed to explain how dental lasers might be able to help you achieve your dream smile.  Do not wait any longer to learn more about this revolutionary technology!

Thinking about Laser Dentistry?

If you think that laser dentistry might be a good solution to your gummy smile, then do not hesitate to contact our dental team.  We are here to answer all of your questions regarding dental lasers.  We can help you see if this technology could be a good fit for you.

A gummy smile can block the natural qualities of your smile.  Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD can help you unveil the beautiful smile that you have always wanted.  To learn more, call our Connecticut office today at 203-624-5256.


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