Now that you know the difference between a general dentist and a periodontist from our previous blog, take a minute to find what is involved with cosmetic dentistry and how it may help you achieve an even brighter smile.
So what is cosmetic dentistry?
While traditional dentistry addresses the health of your teeth and gums, cosmetic dentistry focuses on the appearance of your teeth, mouth, and smile.
Pocket Reduction Surgery
This is a normally healthy mouth from daily brushing and flossing. The gum is light pink and fits snugly around the teeth. Once plague and tartar build up on the exposed surface of the teeth, the gums will become inflamed and start pulling away from the teeth, causing bacteria invested gum pockets like the image shown below.