Reverse Smile Curve and Gaps

Smile of The Month – April 2007

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Problem and Solution


This patient had teeth that were longer at the back than at the front. This created a ‘reverse smile curve’


Porcelain veneers were used to close the gap, lengthen the front teeth and widen the smile to create a brighter and more even smile.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

Having been conscious my teeth were not perfect, I felt that improvements would benefit more than just my appearance.

How did you feel during the process?

I felt reassured and at ease, no matter what my concerns and questions.

How do you feel about the result?


I cannot believe that I waited so long to have it done!

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Without hesitation. My new smile has changed the way I perceive myself.

How has your new smile changed your life?

It has changed the way others perceive me.

Sum up your experience in one word