Do your gums make your teeth look uneven and make you hesitate to smile?
Advanced Oral Surgery of Tampa offers minimally invasive gum contouring to remove excess gum tissue, giving you a more balanced smile.
See how patients who visit our South Tampa, Valrico, or Land O' Lakes, FL, dental offices achieve their dream smiles.
Why You Should Consider Gum Contouring Improve Periodontal Aesthetics and Tooth Proportions
Get Laser Gum Contouring Treatment From Our Modern Dentist's Office
Our offices in South Tampa, Valrico, and Land O' Lakes use intraoral scanners and Digital Smile Design to get an accurate, pain-free 3D model of your teeth and gums, eliminating the need for impressions that use goop. Our Cone Beam CT Scanner is precise and our team is highly trained to operate our dental equipment effectively.
Advanced Oral Surgery of Tampa uses modern technology and techniques to create predictable outcomes and help patients visualize their results before their procedure.
Contact our Tampa dental offices if you have a gummy smile or feel self-conscious about your gum tissue. You can also call:
Top Reviews For Our Florida Offices
I feel very blessed to have found this group of people. From the start, Shauna, was very helpful and reassuring when getting me in the same day I called. Owen was AMAZING! He was very compassionate during the entire process. Dr. Tom was thorough with explaining my current condition and how the procedure would go. I was extremely anxious about the whole situation and am so thankful that I was able to find such a great oral surgeon.View on Google
Well, it turns out I was extra early to the appointment. I Iive far away from the office and didn't want to be late. I was seen near my appointment time. The medical assistant was very friendly and made me feel at home. I got my scan done right away and soon saw the doctor for an evaluation. He was extra gentle when examining my mouth. Overall it was a pleasant experience and I would recommend this office to anyone looking for an oral surgeon.View on Google
Before and After Gum Contouring Treatment
The Gum Contouring Treatment Timeline What to Expect from Your Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure
Gum contouring is minimally invasive and has a quick healing period.
Caring For Your Gums
After Your Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment
Your gums will likely feel sore and swollen the first few days after you leave our dental office. We recommend resting directly after your dental treatment, allowing your body to focus on healing. Over-the-counter pain medication can usually help manage any side effects.
For the first week after you leave our dental office, you should avoid eating foods that can irritate your gums while they heal. Spicy food and hard foods can be painful to eat. Cool, soft foods that are gentle on the gums like yogurt or cottage cheese will help you avoid discomfort.
It is important to keep brushing and flossing after your procedure. While your gums are healing, you should be gentle while brushing. Saline rinses are a good way to remove food and debris from your gums during the healing process.
As your gums heal, you should attend follow-up appointments at our South Tampa, Valrico, or Land O' Lakes, FL, offices. While most patients experience no complications during the healing process, our team can make sure there are no other issues with your oral health following your treatment.
Paying for Treatment
When it comes to seeking treatment, many patients are concerned about affordability. Advanced Oral Surgery of Tampa offers many solutions to ensure the cost does not prevent you from receiving the care you need.
Financing and Insurance
Our team will always work within your budget. To help make treatment affordable, we offer payment plans and accept financing through CareCredit®, LendingClub®, and Compassionate Finance™.
As a cosmetic treatment, gum contouring is usually not covered by dental insurance. During your consultation, our team can review your financial options and pick a plan that works for your busy life.
More Praise For Our West Florida Dental Offices
My 16yr old had her wisdom teeth removed by Dr.Thomas Backeris this past week. He is wonderful at explaining the whole procedure and very thorough! We have used Advanced Oral Surgery for my two older children, and I took them to the Land o Lakes location since we live in Lutz. Since it is temporarily under renovations, we decided to go to the Valrico office location because these doctors are worth the hour drive over!View on Google
Dr. Edwards and his team are amazing! My daughter had her first surgery with them and everything went great! Dr. Edwards and his team are very professional, informative and kind. They explained everything and answered all of our questions. Thank you again Dr. Edwards, Hayden, Nye, Shauna, and the whole team, for the outstanding care you provided! We highly recommend Advanced Oral Surgery - 5 stars all around!!!View on Google