Personalized Gummy Smile Treatment
A “gummy” smile is the term for when too much gum tissue covers the teeth. When a person smiles, the teeth often appear small as much of the gums show between the tooth crowns and upper lip. Mostly an aesthetic issue, having excessive gum tissue over the teeth can also increase the risk for decay beneath. If you’re embarrassed to show your smile or need functional treatment, crown lengthening can help! Our periodontists, Dr. John Darby and Dr. Timothy Johnson, are experts in this soft tissue treatment, combining decades of artistic and technical skill to reveal your beautiful, symmetrical smile with personalized crown lengthening in Ocala and Crystal River, FL.