Correcting the Gummy Smile


The gummy smile makes the teeth look short and not in proportion with the patient's face. By sculpting the gum to make the teeth appear more natural, the smile can be greatly enhanced. (See Irregular Gum Levels - Clinical Case).


Gummy smile results in short teeth
with irregular gum margins


After tissue sculpting and veneers,
a beautiful smile with teeth the
proper size for the patient's face

 


Overgrowth of gum tissue
during orthodontics


Healed tissue with a
pleasing appearance.

 


Healed tissue with a
pleasing appearance