Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Dental Publication / Article Details

Lip Repositioning for Reduction of Excessive Gingival Display: A Clinical Report Lip Repositioning for Reduction of Excessive Gingival Display: A Clinical Report

Author(s):

Ari Rosenblatt, DMD, DDS; Ziv Simon, DMD, MSc

Date Added:

12/10/2009


Summary:

Excessive gingival display can be managed by a variety of treatment modalities, depending on the specific diagnosis. This case report demonstrates the successful management of excessive gingival display with a lip-repositioning procedure. This is accomplished by removing a strip of mucosa from the maxillary buccal vestibule, then suturing the lip mucosa to the mucogingival line. This results in a narrower vestibule and restricted muscle pull, thereby reducing gingival display during smiling.

Related Articles
Periodontal Plastic Surgery - Predictable Root Coverage in the Mandibular Incisor Region

Periodontal Plastic Surgery - Predictable Root Coverage in the Mandibular Incisor Region
This article presents a detailed case report as well as other supporting cases demonstrating predictable root coverage utilizing a subepithelial connective tissue graft.

Author(s): David Wong, DDS
View Article>>
Biologic Width Adjacent to Loaded Implant with Machined and Rough Collars in the Dog

Biologic Width Adjacent to Loaded Implant with Machined and Rough Collars in the Dog
Dental implant surface technology has evolved from a relatively smooth machined implant surface for osseointegration to more roughened osteoconductive surfaces. Recent studies suggest that peri-implant soft tissue inflammation with progressive bone loss (ie peri-implantitis) is becoming a prevalent condition. One possibility that could explain sucha a finding is that more bacterial plaque forms on the roughened implant and abutment surfaces, which may result in the peri-implant inflammation if the soft tissues. This study compared 36 tissue-level implants with a machined transmucosal collar to 36 implants with a relatively roughened transmucosal surface in the dog. The results demonstrated that the connective tissue contact was similar between the two implant types but that the junctional epithelium and biologic width dimensions were greater around the implants with the machined collars...

Author(s): David L. Cochran, DDS, PhD; Marcel Obrecht, SDIS; Klaus Weber, PhD, MDV, MS; Michel Dard, DDS, PhD; Dieter Bosshardt, PhD; Frank L. Higginbottom, DDS; Thomas G. Wilson Jr., DDS; Archie A. Jones, DDS
View Article>>
Periodontal Photo Essay

Periodontal Photo Essay
Dr. Daniel J. Melker presents a Periodontal Photo Essay. Question: Why do we barrel in furcations?

Author(s): Daniel J Melker, DDS
View Article>>
Related Videos
Tooth Extraction Revisited - The Utilization of the Physics Forceps Premium Member Content

Tooth Extraction Revisited - The Utilization of the Physics Forceps
This short clinical video will use animation and a clinical case to highlight the Physics Forceps for tooth extraction.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
The Next Challenge in Implant Dentistry: The Rise in Peri-implantitis and What Can We do About It? Premium Member Content

The Next Challenge in Implant Dentistry: The Rise in Peri-implantitis and What Can We do About It?
In this presentation, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi will discuss etiologies for implant failure due to peri-implantitis, its preventive measures, and what treatment modalities work best. He will also describe a new classification to help clinicians choose the optimal treatment approach.

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Team Work: The Role of the Restorative Dentist in the Multidisciplinary Practice Premium Member Content

Team Work: The Role of the Restorative Dentist in the Multidisciplinary Practice
In this presentation, Drs. Conti and Rossi share their experiences in treating challenging cases from a comprehensive multidisciplinary perspective. Emphasis will be placed as to when and how the restorative dentist enhances overall periodontal and esthetic therapy.

Presented By:: Roberto Rossi, DDS;Alessandro Conti, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Designing Periodontal Surgical Procedures in the 4th Dimension: Advantages of CBCT Planning Premium Member Content

Designing Periodontal Surgical Procedures in the 4th Dimension: Advantages of CBCT Planning
This presentation focuses on the recent introduction of affordable, innovative combination CBCT/panoramic units and how they are used in examination and diagnosis in periodontics as well as CT guided implantology and beyond. Emerging concepts in interdisciplinary dentofacial therapy will also be presented.

Presented By:: Alan L. Rosenfeld, DDS, FACD;George A. Mandelaris, DDS, MS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1
Watch Now>>
Tissue Engineering and Platelet Derived Growth Factors: Evidence Based Therapy Premium Member Content

Tissue Engineering and Platelet Derived Growth Factors: Evidence Based Therapy
Platelet derived growth factors are now routinely utilized in reconstructive therapy. This presentation describes very detailed and evidence based guidelines for clinicians interested in enhancing their abilities in tissue engineering, especially as it relates to bone augmentation. Specifically, while successful bone augmentation requires the standard surgical parameters of space maintenance, low pressure on the grafts and tension-free flap closure, optimization of this goal requires management and enhancement of the local biological conditions with growth factors. Towards that end, platelet concentrates through the constant release of growth factors are able to promote and enhance new vascularization, provide plasma protein, normal lipidemia, as well as increased collagen and fibrin activity.

Presented By:: Joseph Choukroun, MD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
"The Socket Shield Technique"; Myths & Realities Premium Member Content

"The Socket Shield Technique"; Myths & Realities
Socket Shield Technique is a concept in implant dentistry that utilizes the partial extraction therapy principles, with the goal of preserving the hard and soft tissues around the dental implants. It has been reported to be a very predictable therapy so far. The proper case selection is crucial for the success of the technique. In fact, it is very technique sensitive and requires an advanced level in implant dentistry. Although the technique has a high overall success rate, but long term studies and high evidence level researches are needed to support the proof of principle available. This presentation will discuss and review the "myths & realities" of the new Socket Shield Technique or "PET" (Partial Extraction Therapy) concept.

Presented By:: Alan Alaa Yassin, DDS, MS, MSD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU)
Watch Now>>
Download Now

Important!

To view this dental publication or article, you must be a registered user of Dental XP. If you are already a member, click here to login.

Registration is free and only takes several minutes. Dental XP will never spam you, or sell your information.

Join For Free







Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2020

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register