Watch this video to learn more about why the Gummy Smile treatment process is a less invasive, more cost-effective option compared to traditional jaw surgery.
Jaw surgery, basically what they have to do, they have to cut the jawbone and push it up and in in order to minimize that display of the gum tissue, the procedure is very invasive, is has some complications associated with it. In addition, has to be done in conjunction with orthodontic treatment. So it’s a very invasive procedure and a lot of people are hesitant to do it, whereas the treatment for the gummy smile, such as lip lowering or crown lengthening does not have that complication. It is much faster procedure and doesn’t have to be done in conjunction with orthodontic treatment.
So faster recovery time and obviously there’s no comparison as far as the cost because automatic surgery or jaw surgery and many times it has to be done in the hospital and the costs become an issue.