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  • How Can Dentists Treat a “Gummy” Smile?

    A gummy smile typically has too much gum tissue covering the teeth, which can lead to a smile that’s composed of mostly gums.

    There are many causes of gummy smile, including teeth that didn’t erupt correctly, hyperactive upper lip muscles, and improper jaw development [1]. The lips, facial muscles, teeth, and gum tissue all play a role in gummy smile, although the underlying cause of all these factors is typically genetic.

    The treatment for gummy smile will depend on what’s causing it as determined by your dentist. What are some of the treatment options for this condition?

    An article by Dr. Mohammad Aman.  Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

    Read the full article here: How Can Dentists Treat a “Gummy” Smile?

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