TREATING GUMMY SMILE CAN GIVE YOU A STUNNING SMILE
When the gums show too much above your top teeth, this is called a gummy smile. There is too much show of the gums and the teeth look excessively short or small. The dental term for this is excessive gingival display; you can see more than two millimeters of the upper gum during a full smile. Gummy smiles can make patients feel self-conscious or less attractive when smiling. The good news is that a gummy smile can be treated easily and effectively. Minimally invasive procedures such as aesthetic crown lengthening to remove excess gum, or lip repositioning can improve your smile. Then you can smile again with confidence.
Did you know:
About 10 – 15% of all people have a gummy or gingival smile? Interestingly, this condition is more common in women than men.