Gummy Smile Surgery
The most attractive smiles have a balanced appearance that displays just the right number of teeth and a minimal amount of gum tissue. Some smiles display a larger than average amount of gum tissue, and the owners of these smiles may feel self-conscious. If you have a gummy smile, our Beverly Hills gummy smile surgery expert can help.
Our expert in gummy smile surgery in Beverly Hills offers several different treatments or procedures. At your initial consultation, we will examine your smile and note the extent of the gum display. Several factors can play a role in the development of a gummy smile, and we will work to identify these. Some patients have hyperactive lip muscles that simply pull the lips too far away from the teeth, which results in an abnormal display of gum tissue. This type of gummy smile can often be treated with a minimally invasive procedure that lowers the lips or with injections that calm these muscles.
Gummy Smile Surgery Beverly Hills
Other patients may have an overgrowth of gum tissue. If your gums and teeth are healthy, our Beverly Hills gummy smile surgery expert may recommend a crown lengthening procedure. This procedure is used to remove and contour excess tissue to reveal more of your natural teeth. This can be performed in conjunction with other cosmetic procedures to create the most attractive look.
We evaluate your smile carefully before making treatment recommendations. Our expert in gummy smile surgery in Beverly Hills may recommend one or several procedures to give you the balanced, beautiful look of your dreams. In most cases, we are able to complete the treatment process with minimally invasive outpatient procedures. This means less recovery time and a more comfortable procedure. You can get back to your busy life sooner and with less downtime.
If you are unhappy with the way your smile looks, we can help. We treat gummy smiles and create new smiles that are flattering, harmonious and genuine. Contact our office today to learn more about available treatment options or to schedule your consultation with our Beverly Hills periodontist.
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