Gummy Smile

A gummy smile, also known as excessive gingival display, occurs when a significant portion of the gum tissue is exposed when smiling, making the teeth appear smaller or the smile less aesthetically pleasing. While this condition isn’t necessarily a health concern, it can cause self-consciousness and impact confidence levels. One potential cause of a gummy smile is excessive gum tissue growth, which can be a result of genetics, certain medications, or underlying health conditions.

Veneers, whether porcelain or composite, offer a cosmetic solution for gummy smiles by creating the appearance of longer teeth and covering up excess gum tissue. By customizing the size and shape of the veneers, a dentist can create a more balanced smile, reducing the visibility of the gums when smiling. This procedure can significantly improve the aesthetics of a gummy smile and boost self-confidence.


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