Veneers with recessed gum? (photos)
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Porcelain veneers and Smile Makeover
Absolutely. Looking at the photo, the recession is well within the range that allows a highly skilled cosmetic dentist to cover these receding gum areas. Veneers can be done. Judging the photo you also seem to have a little gummy smile which, by placing the veneers, can be reduced . It has to be done correctly, the dentist also can also reduce the Incisal length of the veneers by the same amount the veneers are lengthened towards the gum, thus overall not changing the length of the teeth.But the bottom line is judging your photo , it is not only very possible to place veneers, it will be actually a very beautiful result.
Veneers without a gum graft .... #DrSarahThompson
hi:) Your first step is to find out WHY you have recessed gums. If you just move forward with veneers or any other option, it will come back. Once you and your dentist figure this out, then I would recommend minimally invasive Lumineers or bonding that DOES NOT go under the gums. Also check out pinhole gum rejuvenation instead of grafting. Hope this helps
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