What is a gummy smile?
A gummy smile occurs when a disproportionate amount of gums to teeth shows when a patient smiles. Many people feel like they have gummy smiles, which can cause insecurity and sensitivity.
What causes a gummy smile?
A gummy smile may relate to how teeth grow, the shape of the jaw, or the length of the upper lip to the size of the teeth. Sometimes the gums grow up onto the tooth, causing a gummy smile by crowding onto the tooth. Each of these has different root causes and solutions.
Options Available to People Looking For A Fix
Treatment options available to each individual depends on the reason for the gummy smile. Some procedures are more invasive and costly than others, and it will take a visit to the dentist to determine what might be causing your gummy smile and the best approach to give you a smile you desire.
Dental Treatment Options For Corona, CA
Dental Care of Corona is proud to provide service to Corona, CA, and all surrounding areas. If you're not satisfied with your smile and need a little help, contact us today to schedule an exam to determine how to help you feel confident with your smile.