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A gummy smile does not result in any pain or discomfort, but it can have an impact on one’s confidence. It is a term used to describe the look of the smile when there is a larger than normal amount of gum tissue visible, making the teeth appear smaller and shorter because of the way in which the gum covers the top of the teeth. There are no medical symptoms or implications, but most people are concerned about the look of their smile. If you don’t like the appearance of your smile, this can affect the way you behave in social situations and how you feel about the way you look in general. [Read more…]