Are you conscious about showing too much gum when you smile?
At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre we often see patients with a ‘gummy smile’. This is when too much of the gingival (gum) tissue shows when you smile. Sometimes, although the teeth may be the correct length, excessive gum tissue growing down the tooth can make teeth appear too short, causing a low and uneven gum-line which results in a 'gummy' smile.
Gummy smiles are not harmful and more common than you think. However, patients often feel their gummy smiles are unattractive which can cause embarrassment and knock their self-esteem.
Reasons why patients may have a gummy smile;
Treating a gummy smile
At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre, we have several solutions available to successfully treat a gummy smile:
These treatments are known as crown lengthening procedures and can reduce the amount of gum tissue to make your teeth more visible when you smile.
At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre we are proud to offer FREE Consultations for patients considering treatment for Gummy Smiles. Simply call our friendly team to find out how our flexible approach to your dental needs could result in the smile of your dreams.
At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre we offer all patients access to our 0% finance facility, meaning patients have choice and flexibility when it comes to financing their dental needs. Bringing you closer to a beautiful smile that is more affordable than you may think.