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Correcting Excess Gingival Display

Price: $22

Many treatment options are available to manage what patients colloquially refer to as gummy smile.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the different causes of gummy smile.
  2. Identify the classifications of altered passive eruption and vertical maxillary excess, and explain the recommended treatments for each category.
  3. List the treatment options for excess gingival display.

This course was issued in October 2016 issue and expires 10/31/19. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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