A lovely smile is determined by the ratio of tooth to gum.
In juvenile healthy gums, the areas between the teeth are filled with gums. Diseases of the periodontium can lead to degenerative changes of the gums, causing so-called black triangles to become visible between the teeth. These make the smile age, the teeth are now relatively long.
Predominantly more women than men suffer from a so-called Gummy-Smile, while the smile appears overly excessive gums, which makes the teeth seem far too small. In the case of an aesthetically pleasing smile, it is above all the teeth that stand out, whereby the course of the gingiva is just as noticeable. In order to achieve a harmonious picture, not only the teeth, but also the gums must be treated.