Gingivoplasty: How does gum contouring fix a gummy smile?

Gingivoplasty: How does gum contouring fix a gummy smile?

When you have a gummy smile, it might make you feel self-conscious about your look. Moreover, many individuals are unaware that there is a way to minimize the appearance of your gums. However, Gingivoplasty, also called gum contouring, is a relatively simple surgery that alters the shape and proportions of your gums and teeth. It […]

Gummy smile: What causes it, and how to fix it?

Gummy smile: What causes it, and how to fix it?

Too much gum tissue that shows when you smile, also known as the excessive gingival display, can lower your confidence and self-esteem. Fortunately, by understanding the causes of a gummy smile, it is treatable with the assistance of your dental team. What is a gummy smile? A gummy smile is 3 to 4 millimeters from […]

Is a gummy smile unhealthy?

Is a gummy smile unhealthy?

A gummy smile, also known as “altered passive eruption” is a smile that exposes too much gum line while you smile. Generally, 3 to 4 millimeters of exposed gumline is considered a gummy smile. Several reasons cause a gummy smile unhealthy: Jaw development problem Overly short upper lip Excessive vertical growth of maxilla bone Incorrect […]