How to Improve the Look and Health of a Gummy Smile

Published: October 11, 2019

Do you feel that you show too much gum tissue when you smile or that your teeth seem shorter than everyone else? This may be due to excessive gingival (gum) growth around the teeth. Often called a “gummy smile,” patients who are affected often have an extra amount of gum tissue covering the teeth, making […]

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Is Laser Dentistry Better than Conventional Methods?

Published: November 12, 2018

Advancements in technology have vastly improved the quality of our lives, including the experience we have in the periodontist’s chair. The implementation of lasers in dental treatments has enhanced patient comfort, convenience, and overall results. Laser dentistry is now a commonly requested service, yet fewer than 10% of periodontists offer it, as it requires a […]

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What Causes a Gummy Smile and Can it Be Corrected?

Published: October 17, 2018

A beautiful smile is ideally a balance of teeth and gum tissue. Some people have excessive gum tissue covering much of their tooth surface, referred to as a “gummy” smile. While patients with this condition may still have healthy gums, many feel unhappy with their appearance and ultimately choose to fix their gummy smile in […]

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