The perfect smile has long been a well studied and documented topic. It depends on several factors:
• The Lips
• The Gums
• The Teeth
If we can get a perfect balance between all of these factors we will succeed in achieving the optimal smile. In some cases of smile correction you will need to have minor gum surgery so that the left and right side look balanced and uniform. There are several procedures, which a specialist periodontist (gum specialist) can perform to improve the appearance of the gingiva (gum). It may involve the removal of gum in some instances (crown lengthening) and the addition of gum in others (gingival graft).
To have a great smile we will need the teeth to be straight, the correct shape and size, and the correct shade. This can be done with some of the following procedures: