Gummy Smiles is a term used to describe an excess amount of gum tissue being visible when a person smiles. A display of gingival tissue of more than 4mm above your teeth can be considered a Gummy Smile. A gummy smile can be localised amongst a few teeth or or be visible across.
Aside from being a condition that can impact the confidence to smile, Gummy smiles may also be associated with poor oral health, putting the person at risk of inflamed gums or painful gums, along with gum disease.
Some primary causes of Gummy Smiles includes:
At Doncaster Dental our highly experienced dentists offer a effective treatment for gummy smiles. This includes Gum Lift treatment. During a gum lift our expert dentists will carefully sculpt the gums around your front teeth to give them attractive arches and definition. Learn more about Gum Lift Treatment.