Unattractive Smiles

Unattractive smiles are a facial feature caused due to factors like stained teeth, broken or missing teeth, excess gum display, swollen jaw/teeth. It can affect the overall personality of a person or can lower his/her confidence.

Common Symptoms

Most common signs which help in identifying oral-facial issue include-

  • Improper alignment of upper and lower dental arches
  • Overcrowding of teeth in the mouth
  • Chipped, cracked, or missing teeth
  • Gaps between teeth (especially between the incisors), receding gums
  • Gums are excessively visible while smiling
  • Yellow, brown, or discoloured teeth

Causes

A beautiful smile on factors like is a result of teeth, jawline, lips, gums, individual facial cut. A disorder in one of the factors can result in an unattractive smile. Some of the common causes include-

  • Genetic Disorder
  • Abnormal eruption of teeth
  • Accidents and jaw/tooth fractures
  • Excessive consumption of aerated drinks
  • Excessive drinking of tea, coffee
  • Smoking or chewing tobacco
  • Consuming Alcohol
  • Ageing
  • Protrusion of front incisors
  • Use of certain medications
  • Cancers and benign tumours affecting the oral cavity region

How to Prevent It

Tips to prevent unattractive smiles

  • Practice good oral hygiene and care – Brush your teeth at least twice a day to prevent the formation of plaque
  • Visit the dentist regularly
  • Avoid excess consumption of beverages and Aerated drinks
  • Quit smoking and tobacco chewing
  • Avoid drinking
  • Use of fluoride toothpaste especially for children

Treatment

Treatment will depend on your dental problem and oral health condition Few of the common treatment procedure include-

  • Professional teeth cleaning
  • Using dental veneers or crowns to cover the broken or dark tooth
  • Undertaking treatment for gum disease and tooth decay
  • Restorations to replace missing teeth
  • Surgical procedures such as jaw surgery to correct defects
  • Cosmetic surgery may also be recommended to correct nose or lip issues Orthodontic treatment for the abnormal or misaligned teeth to improve the appearance and correct ‘bites’ At Felix hospital, we provide the best doctors and latest technology to give you that beautiful smile.

At Felix hospital, we provide the best doctors and latest technology to give you that beautiful smile.