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Gummy smile

Gummy smile

A gummy smile is a facial condition that affects the appearance of the smile and is characterized by excessive exposure of the gums when smiling. In addition to this manifestation, this facial alteration is usually associated with a vertical excess of the upper jaw, which can give rise to a disproportionately elongated and unharmonious facial appearance.

Fortunately, there are treatment options to address gummy smiles and restore the confidence of sufferers. These procedures focus on preventing the levator labii superior muscles from showing an excessive and unaesthetic amount of gums when smiling. A gummy smile is usually defined as when more than 4 mm of gum is exposed when smiling, which can affect a person's self-esteem and perception of beauty.

At DeCastro , we are proud to offer safe, personalized treatments. Our philosophy is based on maintaining the naturalness of each patient, enhancing their beauty without drastically modifying facial features or expressions. To achieve this goal, each of our treatments begins with a diagnostic consultation with our highly trained medical team.

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