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Gum Depigmentation Treatment in Mumbai

Dark gums are the second most common reason that makes people self-conscious of their smiles. Most people are often afraid to smile with full confidence because of dark or uneven coloured gums. The shape and colour of the gums often causes a dent in the self-esteem. If you are also really worried about the colour of the gums which is not ‘normal’ then there is a simple solution i.e. gum depigmentation procedure.

Gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai is a part of the smile makeover procedure that helps in beautification of the smile. And the right place for the right solution is undoubtedly The Esthetic Clinics, Mumbai. Our highly trained cosmetic dentistry team of experts will take good care of your gums and teeth. Healthy gums are a part of the happy smile and we offer safe and cost effective solutions for gum depigmentation in Mumbai that will get you the perfect simple that you always wanted.

Gum depigmentation

Gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai is done to restore the natural and even colour of the gums and lighten them. This procedure is also called as gum bleaching but there are no harmful chemicals used in this procedure. The word bleach is used as a reference to the lightening. Gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai is done by top periodontists in order to remove the black spots, or patches or lighten the gum and restore healthy and beautiful smiles. Melanin pigments that cause the skin to dark are non-haemoglobin derived brown pigments and they are the ones responsible for the dark colouration of the gums.

What causes the dark Colours of Gums?

Naturally the people with western origin have gums in light colour and those belonging to the eastern region have slightly dark pink coloured gums but many a times gum turn dark in colour and take various hues of black, brown, red and even blue. This is called gum pigmentation and it gives an unpleasant and unhealthy appearance to the gums. The main causes of gum pigmentation include:

  • Genetics or hereditary. Excess melanin pigment builds up making the gums look brown or black instead of pink. This does not indicate any disease or dysfunction.
  • Smoking is the second most common cause of gum pigmentation. It causes the gums to turn a shade of blue.
  • Side effects of certain medications
  • Dental filling materials like amalgam effect the colour of gums.
  • Drug poisoning
  • Underlying systemic conditions like Addison's disease can also cause the gums to change colour.

One should always be vigilant about the colour of their gums. It helps diagnose a disease in early stages and helps in successful treatment.

Are You The Right Candidate For Gum Depigmentation?

Consult the top periodontist in Mumbai for gum depigmentation treatment. The dentist will determine whether your gums are healthy enough or not. Healthy gums and teeth are the main criterion for a successful gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai. However, these treatments are not suitable if:

 You have any oral disease.

  • It is not the surface pigmentation problem; the darker colour of gums is due to periodontal disease.
  • You are taking some medications like blood thinner that may cause excessive bleeding during treatment.
  • You have thin gum tissue or prominent root of teeth; it may cause accidental exposure of the root during procedure.

Our expert’s team will carry out a painless and hassle free examination to get you prepared from very first step.

Gum Depigmentation Procedures: Types

Gum depigmentation procedures in Mumbai can be done in many ways. The choice of the method depends on the amount of pigmentation, the health of the gums and the periodontist’s expertise. The Esthetic Clinics in Mumbai is one of its kind cosmetic dental treatment centres that offer all types of gum depigmentation procedures in Mumbai. The various techniques used in removing the pigmentation from the gums include:

Microdermabrasion: This is the oldest known procedure for gum depigmentation in Mumbai. This is also called the bur depigmentation. In this method, best periodontists in Mumbai use a gentle substance on the teeth that help remove the pigmented areas from the gums.

Surgery: Top dental surgeons in Mumbai use this technique to strip the pigmented covering of the gums and then the tissue under it is left to heal to restore the pink colour of the gums.

Laser based depigmentation: This is the most popular and new age procedure for removing the pigmentation of gums in Mumbai. Best dental experts in Mumbai expertly use lasers that vaporise and remove the top thin layer of the gum tissue. The laser destroys the melanin pigments (just like it works on skin). The new tissues that will heal and grow will be natural pink in colour.

Gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai is done under local anaesthesia and the treatment can last from anywhere from 20 minutes to 50 minutes. You will not feel any pain or discomfort during the treatment. The top cosmetic dentists in Mumbai use the best and most updated technologies for gum depigmentation procedures. Since every patient is unique, we bespoke the gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai to restore the coral gingiva.

Post Gum Depigmentation Procedure 

Gum depigmentation procedures in Mumbai cause little or no pain or discomfort. The procedure can done only in one sitting and you will be able to go home almost immediately. However, your gums might feel tender for a few days post the gum depigmentation procedure and you need to keep in mind the following things to ensure full healing and get a happy and everlasting smile:

  • Avoid hot, spicy, crunchy, and cold food items for the next 24 hours following the procedure; it will help to get long lasting result as well as improve overall dental hygiene.
  • Avoid touching and pocking the treated area; it may increase the chances of getting germ infection.
  • Brush gently; it is highly recommended that you take care of oral hygiene for long lasting effect of treatment. Do not press and rub the treated gums roughly. Use the soft bristle toothbrush; otherwise, it may cause rupture of gums and bleeding.
  • Use the right dental products; always consult your dentist before use of any dental or oral products like mouth wash, toothpaste etc.
  • Avoid smoking and consumption of tobacco based products; quit the smoking and the nicotine based products, which cause pigmentation.
  • Maintain your oral hygiene practise particularly right from day one after the Procedure. Good oral hygiene is the key for the success of the treatment. It will ensure the everlasting results after the successful procedure.
  • Practice healthy eating habits as per the advice of your dental experts.
  • Do not forget to follow up visit as schedule by your dental surgeon.
  • If you notice any discomfort and swelling more than two days, must call and consult your doctor.

When done by the top periodontists in Mumbai the results of the gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai will last for up to 20 years provided you do not smoke excessively or consume tobacco as a habit.

Cost of Gum Depigmentation

Gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai is a highly effective and cost efficient procedure that produces excellent results every time. Since the treatment is tailor made for every patient the cost of gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai also varies from patient to patient.

The general factors that affect the price of gum depigmentation treatment in Mumbai include:

  • Complexity of the case
  • Procedures and techniques needed
  • Previous or existing Oral disease conditions
  • The fees of the cosmetic dentist performing the procedure
  • Post treatment prescriptions and follow-ups.

The Esthetic Clinics Mumbai follows a transparent financing options procedure that ensures that there are no hidden costs in the treatment and you are well aware of the right solution for the right price.

Why choose The Esthetic Clinics for Gum depigmentation Treatment?

The simple and prime reason is because we are the best. The Esthetic Clinics Mumbai has all the experts under one roof and uses well derived expert verified and tested procedures for gum depigmentation procedure in Mumbai. Our team comprises of expert cosmetic dentists, orthodontists, periodontists and dental hygienist in Mumbai who are not only highly qualified abut also well recognized for their expertise in the field. The Esthetic Clinics, Mumbai offers best price without compromising on the quality at any step of the treatment. Our patient centric approach sets us apart from the rest at every point.

Call us and book an appointment now to get the best advice for your gum pigmentation problem, we are right by your side!

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Dr. Debraj Shome

Best Plastic, Cosmetic & Oculoplastic Surgery in Mumbai, India

Dr. Debraj Shome is Director and Co founder of The Esthetic Clinics. He has been rated amongst the top surgeons in India by multiple agencies. The Esthetic Clinics patients include many international and national celebrities who prefer to opt for facial cosmetic surgery and facial plastic surgery in Mumbai because The Esthetic Clinics has its headquarters there.

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