Gum Lifts in Brisbane

A gum lift or gingivectomy is a cosmetic dental procedure that raises and sculpts the gum line. This popular procedure is commonly used to treat “gummy” smiles. Gum lifts involves reshaping the tissue and/or underlying bones to create the appearance of longer or more symmetrical teeth, giving you a wider and brighter smile. Gum lifts used to be a painful dental procedure requiring the dentist to cut the gums, stitches and weeks recovery. Technology today now allows this to be done with a laser and recovery is only about 24 hours.

Gum Lift

Why get a gum lift?

The gum lift procedure is commonly combined with other dental treatments such as crowns or veneers to really create a beautiful smile. The recovery period for this procedure is usually only one day whilst the results are permanent.

Gum lifts have helped thousands of people to generate more beautiful smiles. Gum lifts are a quick and simple cosmetic dental procedure that is permanent. Malouf’s dentists are highly experienced cosmetic dentists who can provide this treatment with little discomfort.

> Removing excess gum tissue growth
> Reduce gummy smile
> Expose healthy tooth to help rebuilding the tooth
> Create a brighter and wider smile


It is a relatively painless procedure that only requires about 24 hours to heal.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.