Correcting Excess Gingival Display
Many treatment options are available to manage what patients colloquially refer to as gummy smile.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the different causes of gummy smile.
- Identify the classifications of altered passive eruption and vertical maxillary excess, and explain the recommended treatments for each category.
- 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.