3 Things That Can Cause a Gummy SmileThere are any number of things that can cause a gummy smile. Some are ingrained into our genetics, and there’s not much we can do to prevent those from affecting our smiles, but others are a result of how we care for our teeth, and there are certainly some things we can do to keep that from happening. Let’s take a look at the three most common causes of a gummy smile.
- A Bad Bite
- Hyperactive Upper Lip
- Too Much Gum Tissue
Fixing a Gummy SmileThe best way to fix a gummy smile depends on what caused it in the first place. Treatment is highly dependent on the root cause but can include any of the following common procedures.
- Scaling & Root Planing
- Gum Lift or Crown Lengthening
- Lip Lowering