The most common cause of darker pigments in the gums is genetics. Excess melanin can build up in the gums, making them look brown or black instead of pink. This does not indicate that your gums are not healthy and is only due to pigmentation.
Other causes for dark gums include smoking, side effects from certain medications, poor oral hygiene and possible effect of metal mercury fillings on the gum.
Dynamic Dental Wellness is one of the only clinics to offer Laser Gum Whitening ( Depigmentation ) .
Discolored gums can impact the overall aesthetic of your smile and decrease your confidence. You may avoid showing off your smile because of your gums. Gum whitening procedure can help you.
There are several steps you can take yourself to both protect your teeth and gums and enhance your smile. But sometimes, no matter how much time you devote to oral hygiene, there’s nothing you can do to prevent certain imperfections. Some people have discolored, patchy gums, which both detract from the beauty of their smile and impact their self-esteem.
If you hide your smile due to dark gums there is a solution. Gum whitening is a perfect example of how cosmetic dentistry enhances aesthetics but also boosts confidence. This treatment is designed to alter the look of the gums to create a more aesthetically pleasing smile.
If you want to improve the look of your gums, simply call us at (703) 775-0002 today for a consultation. You won’t be disappointed!