Do you see more of your gums then your teeth when you smile. Are you unhappy with what you see? Don‘t be! There are options to treat your “Gummy Smile”.
Here’s a look at some of the reasons why you might have a gummy smile.
- Excessive display of gum tissue: because teeth are partially covered they appear to look shorter.
- When your upper lip to rise up higher than normal , this is caused by Hyperactive lip muscles. When this occurs, your gum tissue is more exposed.
- Your upper jaw bone: depending on how your bone grew and developed, it could have caused the “gummy smile” look. For example, excessive bulging of the upper jaw.
Stay tuned for Part 2 of our next blog to find out about “How To Treat My Gummy Smile“.
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