Gummy smile treatment and correction, requires in depth evaluation and consultation with the treating dentist. Before and After treatment and correction pictures are a major testament to the cosmetic dentist’s skill and vision. Chances are that if you like the images, you will be pleased with your own results. If you are looking to address this issue call 310-550-0383 or fill out our form to discuss your options.
The correction can involve a periodontist specialist, orthodontist and cosmetic dentist. The gum specialist can surgically raise the gum levels and the dentist can cover the exposed teeth with cosmetic dental procedures, such as veneers or crowns. In some special occasions there is possibility that the surgeon specialist actually lower the lip line, in which only few periodontist are capable to perform that surgical intervention, and the recovery time is very short. Gummy smile is usually classified in to 3 stages, such as mild, moderate and extensive. Depending on the classification of the issue appropriate cosmetic dental treatment is rendered. A complete evaluation and consultation is necessary with Dr Anthony Mobasser, so all treatment options will be discussed including pros, cons, risks and benefits.
Before & After Pictures
This patient underwent gum lift surgery to create a more even proportion between the gums and teeth, thus improving the overall aesthetics. The procedures to achieve this correction included porcelain veneers on the front teeth, porcelain crowns, porcelain inlays and onlays on the back teeth, and a raised bite. She regrets not having done this sooner!