Gummy Smile

This technique consists of removing the excess of gum that shows when someone is smiling.

What is a Gummy Smile?

It is a condition in which a person shows a larger amount of gum tissue when smiling. Many people with gummy smiles suffer from embarrassment, self-consciousness, and even a general lack of self esteem. They often dislike their smile and wish there was something they could do to change it. The good news is that we can fix your gummy smile at our clinic using simple periodontal plastic surgery procedures. You will be amazed by the beautiful and natural looking results achieved using these virtually painless surgical treatments.

How Do We Treat A Gummy Smile?

Gummy Smile is treated by a periodontal plastic surgery called “crown lengthening”. It consists of reshaping the gum in order to expose a greater area of the crown. The goal is to lengthen the appropriate teeth and create greater symmetry at the gum line.
It is a very delicate procedure where we advise specialized dentists to perform it.

Prof. Hani and Dr. Jeff KHOURY are the specialists in Gum Surgeries at Khoury Dental Clinic. With more than 35 years of experience, you can be confident that you will have the best  long-term result.

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