An aesthetic lip repositioning can ensure symmetry and harmony to the overall appearance of the smile. The result is a more attractive smile. This procedure is often used in combination with a smile makeover
(1 of 3) A complete smile transformation in 6 weeks. This client was unhappy about the gummy appearance of her smile, in addition to the slant in her gum line and teeth. We first corrected the unevenness in her smile by repositioning her lips. This was followed by a gum lift that made her gum line straight. We finished with 10 porcelain veneers that brightened and straightened her teeth. #micdrop This lucky client is delighted with the change in her smile. www.floss.dental #dentist #sd #sandiego #socal #lajolla #cosmeticdentist #cosmeticdentistry #teethwhitening #whitening #implants #porcelain #veneers #teeth #smile #dentistry #porcelainveneers #makeover #smiledesign #dentalimplant #gummysmile #gumlift #hardlevel #nofilter
What Is a Gummy Smile?
In a perfect smile, the upper lip sits just above the top of the teeth. A “gummy smile,” however, exposes a larger than average amount of gum tissue and has a noticeably disproportionate gum-to-tooth ratio. Gummy smiles affect about 15% of all Americans, especially women and younger people.
Aesthetic lip repositioning can ensure symmetry and harmony to the overall appearance of the smile.The result is a more attractive smile. This procedure is often used in combination with a smile makeover
“Hyperactive” lips, or lips that pull high when smiling, are frequently thin. After aesthetic lip repositioning, the lip usually becomes slightly everted, or “plump” without having the unnatural appearance of fillers.
8 porcelain veneers preceded by gum lifting and lip repositioning! The gum lifting allowed for longer, more prominent teeth appropriate for the client’s smile. The porcelain veneers harmonize the smile by improving shape, color, and position/spacing of the teeth. The lip repositioning brings the whole smile together by eliminating the gummy appearance and creating a genuinely sophisticated smile! This client avoided braces and rejuvenated her whole smile in less than 5 weeks! 👊🏼 www.floss.dental #dentist #sd #sandiego #socal #lajolla #cosmeticdentist #cosmeticdentistry #teethwhitening #whitening #implants #porcelain #veneers #teeth #smile #dentistry #porcelainveneers #makeover #smiledesign #dentalimplant #gummysmile #gumlift #hardlevel #grafting
Am I a Candidate for Gummy Smile Treatment?
Very simply, if your upper lip reveals a substantial amount of gum tissue when you smile, you can benefit from aesthetic lip repositioning. Sometimes, people don’t realize that their high lip line is the problem and instead think that they need to have their teeth lengthened or gums raised. We can combine these treatments with lip lowering surgery, but it’s likely that lip lowering alone will give you the attractive smile you’re looking for.
Will aesthetic lip repositioning make me look unnatural?
No, it can actually provide multiple improvements to your appearance. In addition to covering more of your gums, lip lowering surgery often makes the upper lip look fuller and more attractive.
The best way to find out if we can improve your smile is to schedule a consultation appointment. At this appointment we will take high definition photos of your teeth and smile, and we will take measurements in order to find out how we can best achieve the results you desire. Dramatic and beautiful results are accomplished with this simple, conservative and gentle procedure.
If you have any questions, please call floss in La Jolla at (858) 597-9844, or fill out this form to schedule a consultation. We enjoy what we do and we LOVE to talk about it. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve the smile you have always wanted and deserve.