Many people think that the appearance of their smile is related mostly to the size and color of their teeth. However, the appearance of your smile also depends on the appearance of other tissue around the teeth, such as the lips and gums. Sometimes looking at this entire system is known as dentolabial analysis, […]
One of the reasons many people want to treat receding gums is because they can make your smile look unattractive. That’s because your gums are essential to a pretty smile, and when they’re not right, they impact the appearance of your smile. Here’s how.
Create Black Triangles
Your teeth are wider at the top than at […]
Papillae is the plural of papilla. Papilla is kind of a generic term in anatomy, referring to any little fiddly bit coming off an organ. It comes from the Latin for nipple, but there are papillae all over the body, from the tongue to the kidneys. And, since this is a blog about the […]
Although can show off the unattractive , it’s often something else that you notice first: black triangles that begin to appear between your teeth. These triangles can be unsightly, but you don’t have to live with them–they can be corrected to give you a renewed, more attractive smile.
What Causes Black Triangles between Teeth
A proper balance of gums and teeth is an essential part of an attractive smile. Sometimes receding gums tips the balance, making your smile too toothy. Other times you may have too much gum tissue, so you go to a cosmetic dentist to have your gums recontoured.
Unfortunately, it’s possible that recontouring your gums may […]