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Lip Repositioning

If you’re unhappy with how much your gums show when you smile, surgical lip repositioning could be a life-changing procedure for you. In many cases of gummy smiles can be addressed by crown lengthening or by correcting the position of teeth.  However, some smiles are actually affected by the position of the upper lip rather than tooth or gum shape.

For patients with excessive gum tissue display due to high upper lip position, lip repositioning is the best option. Simply put, lip repositioning is the lowering of the upper lip. Lip repositioning is a brief surgical procedure that restricts the top lip and positions the lip to reduce the amount of exposed gum tissue. Post-operative symptoms included mild pain and swelling with feeling of tension on the upper lip while smiling.

You can start enjoying attractive gums and smiling with total confidence when you choose gummy smile correction surgery.

What are my treatment options?

Our team of expert periodontists can perform his lip lowering technique for gummy smile correction, which modifies the area where your upper lip and gum tissue join and in addition, reshaping and leveling the gum line will be done in some cases. This procedure creates excellent results for many patients, including those who need only subtle lip lowering. This dental procedure also is successful in increasing lip volume and for the correction of an asymmetrical smile.

If you are interested in gummy smile correction surgery, call us today at 303-695-0990 to speak with one of our appointment coordinators and learn what a top periodontist can do for you!

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