Say Goodbye To That "Gummy" Smile

Say Goodbye To That "Gummy" Smile

Posted by Stonewall Dental Associates on Mar 11 2020, 06:25 AM

It may have been bothering you for years: every time you look at your smile in the mirror, or in a photo, you notice that way too much of your gum line is showing, making your teeth appear shorter than they really are. Fortunately, at the office of Stonewall Dental Associates, we can correct the problem with a procedure known as dental crown lengthening.

During this procedure, excess gum and bone tissue is reshaped to expose more of the natural tooth. This can be done to one tooth, to even your gum line, or to several teeth to expose a natural, broad smile. We may also recommend dental crown lengthening to make a restorative or cosmetic dental procedure possible. Perhaps your tooth is decayed, broken below the gum line, or has insufficient tooth structure for a restoration, such as a crown or bridge. Crown lengthening adjusts the gum and bone level to expose more of the tooth so it can be restored.

Looking for that million-dollar smile?

A great-looking smile is an ultimate draw and people magnet, putting you in your best light. When you’re looking to kick your smile up a notch, a visit to Stonewall Dental Associates will start the process for you. Our friendly and knowledgeable team will evaluate the health and appearance of your teeth and gums, and develop a treatment plan that’s right for you. For more information on our services, give us a call today. 

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