Gum Depigmentation

Improve the appearance of your dark gums.

When it comes to crafting an exquisite smile, it’s not all about the teeth! At Invivo Aesthetics, our professional team understands that your lips and gums, which frame your smile, have a major impact on your appearance as well. You may have noticed dark spots on your gums and lips and did not realize that the discolouration can be corrected.

Our doctors have the advanced skill set and technology to address all your cosmetic needs, including a safe, fast and comfortable correction of dark gums and lips.

Depigmentation is nothing but the procedure of the removing the pigmentation that has taken place in the gums or the gingiva. In this method, the main aim is to eliminate the pigmentation so that a very good smile can be gifted to the affected individuals.

Don’t let dark, splotchy gums ruin your Smile

Laser gum depigmentation is incredibly effective. Our Dentists will use a gentle laser that reacts with the water present in your gums to even out the colour. Although it might seem painful to let a dentist zap your gum with a laser, it’s a largely painless procedure.

It can also be comforting to know that it has a simple and fast recovery. The procedure can usually be completed in a single visit.

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Frequently asked questions

Laser Gum Depigmentation is a procedure that serves to painlessly and effectively treat the dark spots/areas of the gums with a laser. This procedure lightens the gums for astounding and pronounced results, while requiring very little recovery time.

No, dark gums do not necessarily signify poor health. Properly known as gingival hyper-pigmentation, dark gums are simply the result of excess melanin in the gum tissue’s surface layer. Dark gums are more common for people with naturally darker skin color, though people with lighter skin tones could also have dark patches/areas on the gums.

Essentially, the laser light is absorbed by the melanin (dark pigment) in the skin, heating the cells until they are damaged. The damaged cells get removed naturally by the body, leaving the patient with the color that lies beneath the dark pigment. They are left with fresh, pink, healthy looking gums and a brighter smile!

Yes, you can! At Invivo Aesthetics we are able to treat any spot and/or area that needs to be lightened. The patient does not need to get any area worked on that he/she does not find necessary.

We suggest that you come in for a consultation. At the consultation, our team of expert doctors will evaluate your gums accordingly to ensure that Laser Gum Depigmentation is right for you.

Laser Gum Depigmentation is completely painless.

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