Correction of a "gummy-smile"
When you smile one does not only see your beautiful teeth but also your gums? You find your "gummy smile" disturbing and you have already given up smiling? Then you are at the right place. Smileforever is an expert in the field of oral surgery and helps you to get a beautiful carefree smile.
What is a "gummy-smile"?
In case of gummy-smile the proportions of your lips, gums and teeth are not balanced. One possible cause could be a very close connection between upper lips and gums. Similarly, adhesion of gums or small teeth could be the reason for a „gummy-smile“. With a correction you can achieve the desired aesthetics and the correct course along the gum line. A skilful analysis of the cause is the most significant step for a satisfying final result. We put special emphasis on this.
Methods of treatment for the correction of a "gummy-smile"
Upper lips – gums-connection
If the connection between upper lips and gums is due to a close connection, it can be corrected by loosening the upper lips and gums. But your natural smile will not be affected.
If the problem for a „gummy-smile“is too much gum, a gum correction can provide remedy. With the aid of a laser the tissue is removed gently and painless and a harmonious tooth shape is designed.
An appealing appearance can also be achieved by using Veneers or dental crowns. Hereby small teeth can be optically enlarged and produce a harmonious relationship between gum and teeth.