Gummy Smile Defined

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gummy smile correction Video: Dr. Farnoosh Explains gummy smile correction

In the 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 when smiling and has a noticeably disproportionate gum-to-tooth ratio.

Very few cosmetic dentists in Los Angeles offer procedures to fix a gummy smile. Since 1998, Dr. Alex A. Farnoosh has offered a convenient procedure to lower the upper lip so that it reveals less of your gum tissue when you smile. Television shows that highlight cosmetic makeovers and plastic surgery have increased people's interest in the gummy smile procedure, and many Angelenos come to his Beverly Hills office wanting to learn more about lip lowering.

A gum specialist, Dr. Farnoosh can help you find out what it's like to smile with total confidence: request an appointment or call 310.657.0503 to set up a consultation. To help make your procedure affordable, Dr. Farnoosh offers several convenient financing options through leading healthcare credit companies for gummy smile treatment.

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Before - A patient with a high lip line and a gummy smile.
After - The patient's lip was repositioned and brought down slightly to show less gum.

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A Word from Gum Specialist Dr. Farnoosh

Gummy smile correction is extremely popular at my Beverly Hills dental practice. When you watch television, read a magazine, or flip through your old photo albums, it becomes obvious that there is a certain beauty to all smiles, because smiles show our inner happiness and enjoyment. But individuals with discolored or missing teeth, discolored gums, or a gummy smile are often embarrassed and self-conscious about their appearance. After lip lowering surgery, you'll enjoy a more attractive smile and have the confidence to show it off.