Gummy smile, the condition where the gums appear overexposed during a smile, sometimes due to small teeth, overgrown gums or hyperactive upper lip is a major problem for many people today. It directly destroys people confidence and makes them feel unattractive. A beautiful smile is a smile in which all the parts create a harmonious & balanced appearance. Your teeth, gums & lips should all be properly proportionate. These are the key elements of the Total Smile. If you are suffering from a gummy smile in Beverly Hills, schedule a free consultation with Dr. Alex Farnoosh and let his experience work for you. 

Thankfully, the condition can be fixed with a number of medical procedures. Many methods are being used today to , but these below are the gummy smile treatments recommended by the top experts.
Many people with gum smiles feel self-conscious about the appearance of their teeth and gums. They may smile with their lips close not showing true emotion or try to conceal their teeth and gums with their hands. A gummy smile can keep you from wanting to speak in public and make you nervous about meeting new people or engaging in fun social activities. Dr. Farnoosh offers a variety of solutions to fix gummy smile in Beverly Hills. These gummy smile surgery techniques are listed below and address the underlying cause of the gummy smile and restore a balanced, attractive look.

Gummy smile treatment can involve a variety of procedures, including gum contouring, gum reshaping and crown lengthening, lip lowering & Botox. Dr. Farnoosh understands that each smile is as unique as its owner and offers customized procedures that give patients the most flattering look possible. He has developed and perfected a number of techniques to eliminate excessive tissue, expose more of the natural tooth structure, relax hyperactive lip muscles to minimize gummy smile.

Gummy Smile in Beverly Hills

Find out what treatment options we provide for gummy smile treatment in Beverly Hills.

Crown lengthening surgery

Crown lengthening surgery is similar to laser treatment, except that it doesn’t use laser technology. It is prescribed for patients whose teeth are underground and covered by gum tissue. The surgery involves the removal of gum tissue to reveal more of the tooth crown, followed by reshaping of the gum to get a final, normal look.

Gummy Smile in Beverly Hills

Gum Contouring

An uneven gum line can be treated using a combination of regenerating techniques and or crown lengthening for a more balanced look.

Lip Lowering

If a hypermobile lip is responsible for your gummy smile, we can use “Lip Lowering” a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of your lip and reduce the gummy look of your smile.


Botox is a temporary treatment that relaxes the muscles of the upper lip to minimize the display of excess gums.

Some patients may benefit from a combination of procedures. Cosmetic gum surgery can be used alone or in conjunction with other procedures, including gum bleaching, teeth bleaching or porcelain veneers, to create a completely transformed look through a smile makeover.

Dr. Farnoosh works closely with his patients to design their dream smiles and then bring those smiles to life. He has more than 25 years of experience in the field of periodontal treatment and has helped patients across the country and around the globe enjoy smiles that better reflect their personalities without the distraction of excess gum tissue.

How to treat your gummy smile in Beverly Hills

Dr. Alex Farnoosh approaches each case with the skill and experience that he has acquired over the years. He is a top cosmetic dentist and periodontist with a primary focus on cosmetic periodontal treatment and he has pioneered a variety of gummy smile procedures that can give you the smile that you want. Our gummy smile before and after photos display just a small percentage of the people from all over the world we have helped.

Dr. Farnoosh’s work have been published and showcased in the “International Journal of Periodontics”, NY times best selling book “Billion Dollar Smile” and featured on the hit TV show “The Doctors”. He has also created a video library answering some of the most frequently asked questions about gummy smile treatment and dark gum depigmentation. Watch them online here. If you are ready to take control of your smile & make your smile more attractive, we can help. Give us a call today at (310) 928-1796 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Farnoosh.

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