Any facial feature that adversely affects a person’s smile can also affect their personality and their interactions with others.
This is not necessarily an oral health condition, but can involve the teeth, gums, lips, etc
- There can be some structural issues like a protruding jaw, excess gum display because the facial muscles are over active, etc.
- Broken, stained, and chipped teeth, front incisors that stick out too far, or other issues can affect a person’s smile.
There can be some real reasons for an unattractive smile and some of them are correctable.
Both the upper and lower dental arches are not aligned properly
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 discolored teeth
Some of the corrections can include: