Treating Excessive Gingival Display (#254)

Treating Excessive Gingival Display (#254)


Author: Thomas E. Dudney, DMD
Credit Hours: 1
Topic: 149
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This article presents a case report that involves the multidisciplinary treatment of a patient who suffered from excessive gingival display when smiling naturally.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the effect excessive gingival display has on the aesthetics of a smile.
  • Know the 2 most common etiologies of a gummy smile.
  • Learn the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to treatment when indicated.