A mouth with few or too much gum also causes lack of self-esteem harming the smile. It’s crucial to have balance in order to have a beautiful, healthy and nice smile.
Gummy smile is characterized by too much visible gum and provokes frustration in many adults. A healthy smile, or within the average parameters of beauty, is in average two millimeters or even less of visible gum. If gum visibility is higher than 3 millimeters then it is considered a gummy smile.
Patients who have a gummy smile normally don’t like it. This leads to low self-esteem and often may affect social and personal moments.