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  1. Do you think my teeth look weird? (Pictures included)

    I hope the pictures uploaded properly! Basically, I got my braces off in June and this has been bothering me ever since I got them off. I don't think it's something braces could have fixed, but you never know...
    I think that the tooth either side of my two front teeth (incisors?) are too small. They don't stretch far enough up the gum. It makes my smile not as pretty as it could be and i'm becoming quite self conscious of it. What do you all think? Is there anything I can do to make them look normal? (Be the same height as the other teeth).
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    Absolutely ! Just do a search online for gum contouring. It's also called a gum lift or a gingivectomy. I plan to do this to my laterals as well for the same reason. It's a quick, easy procedure with super fast healing time. It's also relatively inexpensive from what I have read. I just got my braces off 2 days ago so I will ask my ortho when I get my retainers next week. :)

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    Gum Contouring

    This site has a great before and after example :) hope this helps!

  4. Quote Originally Posted by BlondeAddiction View Post
    Gum Contouring

    This site has a great before and after example :) hope this helps!
    Wow! Thank you so much! I didn't even know this existed :)

  5. I think your smile is really cute and you should leave it the way it is. You will always have a youthful looking smile even when you are older. You may not appreciate it now but you will in the future. Your smile is full of personality and doesn't look 'fake' at all. Stay as you are, you look fantastic!

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    I understand if you feel self concious about something thats bothers you, I dont think anybody else would notice it, I think all they would say is how straight and lovely your teeth look :)

    But if something bothers you, then go for it.........:)




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    Quote Originally Posted by jazzie14 View Post
    What do you all think?
    No, I think your teeth look just fine.

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    I would leave it alone. Here's why: as we get older, less gum is seen when we smile. In your case, since you have lots of gum showing, you will have a younger looking smile for longer than most. I would not do a surgery on it to change it. Time will change it for you and no need to hurry it You look very good.

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