Gummy Smile Correction

What is a gummy smile?

A Gummy smile in terms refers to a condition when there is an excessive display of gums (gingival) while smiling.

Why is a Gummy Smile a Problem?

Patients with a gummy smile are not comfortable with their smile as they are constantly and excessively displaying their gums, which does not look good. Accordingly, many patients are worried about their smiles, and they tend to have lower self-confidence.

What Are The Treatments of a Gummy Smile?

Different treatment alternatives exist since there is more than one cause of gummy smiles. Depending on the cause of the problem, dental professionals should advise you of one or more of the following treatment options.

  • Gingivectomy
  • Oral surgery
  • Lip Repositioning
  • Lip Fillers
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Teeth Veneers
  • Braces
  • Composite Bonding

How is The Gummy Smile Correction Process?

Laser-assisted gingivectomies are used to remove excess gingiva (gum tissue) as well as recontour the gumline for a healthier and/or more attractive smile. LASER gum surgery is one perfect solution for gummy smile makeovers. Compared to traditional scalpels, with laser-assisted gingivectomies, there is significantly less blood, less pain, and the healing time is often shorter.

Find out answers to more questions

No. It takes 30 min to 1 hour depends on how many teeth to be covered.

Treatment is nearly painless.

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