Show Your Best Smile
Dr. Rhoads uses an advanced soft tissue laser to help you show your best smile.
About Laser Treatment
Your gums frame your teeth, but sometimes they cover them up too much. Dr. Rhoads uses a soft-tissue, orthodontic laser to sculpt the gums around your teeth and improve your smile.
The best part of laser treatment? In most cases, there aren't any needles! You'll have your gum tissue numbed with a topical anesthetic, so all you'll feel is the slight movement of the laser tip.
After your braces come off, Dr. Rhoads may recommend recontouring your gum line to help your smile look its best.
Aesthetic gingival recontouring is a procedure that will reshape your gum line to make your smile look better by showing more of your teeth.
Dr. Rhoads will use a laser to remove excess gum tissue around your upper teeth to make them look longer.
If your gum line is uneven, aesthetic gingival recontouring can also sculpt the gum line to produce a more symmetrical, balanced smile.
Fix Impacted Teeth
Impacted teeth are ones that haven’t erupted through your gums correctly.
By using laser treatment, we can help your tooth erupt without waiting months for the tooth to erupt on its own, or having expensive surgery.
Best Bracket Placement
If your gums haven't receded properly, or if a tooth erupts slower than expected, Dr. Rhoads can use a laser to remove the excess gum tissue and place your bracket where it will be most effective.