Short looking teeth can be made to look longer by either adding to the edges of the teeth or by removing some of the gum tissue to make them appear longer.  This is a case of a patient of Dr. Robert Antolak DDS of Shelby Township Michigan who had a smile lift by simply removing a small portion of gum tissue (gingivectomy) for an instant beautiful result.  She states that her teeth looked like baby teeth and has affected her confidence and appearance for over 40 years.  Cosmetic smile lifts can be used for those patients who have not had complete recession of the gums over time.  This process usually takes only 1 visit and is not uncomfortable.  The results are immediate and really remarkable for cosmetic smile lifts.  The gummy smile can be unattractive and prevents people from being themselves and smiling with all of their confidence.