The price of gummy smiles treatment surgery is one of the biggest concerns of customers, especially for those who are suffering from gummy smiles.
What is a gummy smile? What are the causes?
Phung Manh Cuong explains the causes and treatments for gummy smiles
Having a gummy smile is when you smile, your upper gums reveal too much that badly affects your smile.
The causes of gummy smiles are as follows:
- Overgrowth of gums: This condition is congenital or can also be caused by certain medications.
- The ligament of the gums attaches lower at the tooth neck. These ligaments cling to the crown of the tooth more than usual, causing a gummy smile.
- The upper lip is short and located too high compared to the tooth neck.
- The maxillary bone is more developed and protrudes forward.
- The biting edge of the teeth is worn: this is a phenomenon that occurs when you have a habit of grinding your teeth, biting your pen, or biting your nails.
Gummy smiles are divided into 3 levels:
- Gummy smiles level 1 – Mild: The revealed gums are ⅓ the crown of the front teeth.
- Gummy smiles level 2 – Severe: The revealed gums account for more than half of the crown of the front teeth.
- Gummy smiles level 3 – Serious: The revealed gums account for more than half the height of the crown of the front teeth.
What is gummy smiles treatment surgery?
Gummy smile treatment surgery involves directly impacting on the upper jaw, then dissecting and removing a part of the excess gum to expose the root of the tooth. During the procedure, the doctor shall calculate the gums to match the ratio of the root of the tooth.
The takes about 45 minutes. Nowadays, many people choose to have gummy smiles treatment surgery with lip shaping services to improve their smiles.
The price of gummy smiles treatment surgery
According to a survey on the market nowadays, the price of a gummy smile treatment surgery ranges from 15 million to 20 million VND.
For severe gummy smile cases that require cleft palate surgery, the cost can be up to 70 million – 90 million VND.
The price of gummy smiles treatment surgery not only depends on the cosmetic facility but also the surgical team. In addition, if you have gummy smiles treatment combined with some other related cosmetic methods, the price will change.
In general, the price of the service also depends on the actual condition of the customer and the cosmetic facility they choose. Currently, there are lots of cosmetic facilities that provide cheap gummy smiles treatment. You should not choose these establishments because the service quality will not be guaranteed.
For more information about the price of the services, you should contact reputable beauty centers directly. The doctors will directly examine and give an appropriate treatment regimen, along with an accurate price.
Popular gummy smiles treatment nowadays
The price of gummy smiles treatment service depends greatly on the technique used. Let’s find out how many techniques there are:
For those who have an overdeveloped jawbone structure, causing the teeth to protrude and most of the gums to be exposed when smiling, the doctor will appoint surgery to remove the jawbone to make the two jaws more balanced, thereby completely treating the gummy smiles.
The jawbone surgery correction surgery to treat a gummy smile is a relatively high complex technique. Therefore, to ensure safety and aesthetics after surgery, you need to choose a reputable cosmetic facility that has a team of highly skilled and experienced surgeons.
Hypertrophic gum surgery
For this technique, the doctor shall remove part of the gums that cover the teeth. Thanks to this method, the roots of the teeth will be more exposed and the ratio between the teeth and gums will become more balanced, thereby overcoming the gummy smile.
Lip muscle lift or lengthening surgery
For this technique, the doctor shall reshape the upper lip to make it longer in case it is too short, thereby correcting the gummy smile.
At the same time, the doctor can also operate to adjust to reduce the lip traction when smiling. As a result, the upper lip will not be pulled up too much when smiling, revealing the gums, causing loss of aesthetics.
Muscle relaxant injection
To treat gummy smiles, you can also choose to inject muscle relaxants, a non-surgical treatment that is quite popular nowadays. Muscle relaxants are compounds containing a large amount of protein that can reduce the activity of the upper lip.
Crown shaping is a technique to lengthen the crown to cover the exposed gums, as well as balancing the ratio between teeth and gums to ensure the upper gums are not exposed when smiling. This is a non-surgical gummy smiles treatment.
Another treatment for gummy smiles is braces. However, this method can only correct gummy smiles that are caused by teeth, and in other cases, this method does not bring positive results.
Who should choose gummy smiles treatment surgery?
In fact, you can treat gummy smiles yourself, but for some special cases, the doctor shall suggest a surgical method. Your doctor will recommend surgery for some of the following cases:
- Those who are above 18 years old.
- Those who have teeth crows that are too short, causing gummy smiles.
- Those who need their teeth roots to be lengthened.
- Those who have gummy smiles after undergoing dental treatments.
Therefore, not every case needs to undergo surgical treatment. Depending on each customer’s condition, the doctor shall recommend the most appropriate treatment method.
The gummy smiles treatment procedure
Ganwhoo Cosmetic Hospital provides the international standard gummy smiles treatment procedure as follows:
- Step 1: Examination and consultation
- Step 2: General health check
- Step 3: Sterilization and anesthesia
- Step 4: Start the gummy smiles treatment surgery
- Step 5: Post-operative care
- Step 6: Re-examination
Prestigious cosmetic facilities for gummy smiles treatment
Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital is the top choice if you need to have gummy smiles treatment surgery. Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital is one of the most prestigious cosmetic hospitals nowadays.
At Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital, you will be supported, consulted, and examined by a team of experienced professionals and doctors. Then, based on your physical condition and health, the doctor shall recommend the most appropriate treatment regimen. That’s why you can rest assured when using our services.
Gangwhoo has state-of-the-art machinery systems and equipment to ensure the top service quality for customers. Every year, we update the latest training program so that doctors can enrich their experience to ensure safety and the best result for customers.
In addition, our service prices are extremely reasonable. For more information regarding the price of gummy smiles treatment surgery, please contact us directly for advice and guidance.
Is gummy smile treatment surgery painful?
Before performing gummy smiles treatment surgery, the doctor will perform a local anesthetic in the surgical area. Therefore, you will absolutely not feel any pain during the surgery.
After the surgery is completed, the anesthetic will wear off, you will feel a little pain but it will disappear in about 3-5 days so you do not need to worry too much.
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We hope you’ve had enough useful information about the price of the gummy smiles treatment surgery. If you have any further questions or concerns, please leave a comment below or contact Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital for the most thoughtful advice and guidance!