Treating Excessive Gingival Display

Thomas E. Dudney, DMD


Thomas E. Dudney, DMD, presents a case report involving the multidisciplinary treatment of a patient who suffered from excessive gingival display when smiling naturally in this exclusive continuing education article, which you can receive one continuing education hour for reading. Learning objectives include:

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

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