Healthy teeth are "framed" by soft pink gingival tissue, commonly referred to as the gums. Even in healthy teeth, the aesthetic relationship between the teeth and surrounding gum tissue is not always ideal. In the Teeth and gums, tiny fraction of an inch can make an enormous difference in appearance and function.
What Contributes to an Aesthetically Pleasing Smile?
Having well-aligned teeth is not the only factor that contributes to an aesthetic smile. Anterior dental aesthetics is also highly dependent on the smile arc, the amount of gingival exposure during smiling, the relationship of the gingival margins of the six maxillary anterior teeth and the shape and size of the maxillary anterior teeth.
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