You have a unique colour for your gums same
as people having different skin colourAt our clinic we examine your gums and make
sure that the reason behind the unusual pigmentation of gum, Often, darkening
of the gums occurs because of an irritant, and isn’t a person’s natural gum
color. Thanks to modern dentistry, laser gum depigmentation is one way to
remove dark pigment and restore the gums to a healthy, pink color.
causes dark gum?
Melanin is the pigment
responsible for skin color. Higher levels of melanin usually mean darker skin.
Your body can naturally produce more melanin than another person’s..
- Smoke is a common irritant that leads to an
increase in melanin production in the gums Known as “smoker’s melanosis,"
- Some medical conditions, or the medications
prescribed to treat certain conditions, can also increase melanin in the gums.
For example, some endocrine disorders, such as Addison’s disease, which cause
darkening of the skin
- When you tan, your skin is producing melanin as
a way to defend itself against the sun’s harmful
- Antimalarial medications and the
antibiotic minocycline can also cause dark spots to develop on the gums.
How the laser gum depigmentation is done?
We have our experts to decide and plan your
treatment. We use lasers from the brands like BIOLASE, DENTSPLY SERONA etc.
- They use Laser
gum depigmentation to destruct the top layer of cells on the gum.
- When those cells are destroyed, the pigment is
as well, leaving pinker gums behind.
Treatment with a laser is usually quick and there is no lengthy downtime
Many people get the results they were hoping for
after just a single treatment session