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Integrative Management of the Gummy Smile: Lip repositioning, Crown Lengthening & Restorative Nuances

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The gingival smiles can be mild, moderate and severe , according to the degree of gingival exposure while smiling . Depending on the etiology of the problem , mild and moderate gummy smiles can be treated with moderate periodontal plastic surgery , however for severe , this procedure is not enough . Currently botox is used as alternative, but this is only a temporary treatment of very short effectiveness. That is why we suggest the technique of surgical repositioning of the upper lip as an effective and definitive alternative to solve this aesthetic problem. We present Marjorie´s case, a 20 years old girl with a severe gummy smile , the patient presents her facial thirds well proportioned so a skeletal problem is discarded. We planned and performed surgery surgical repositioning of upper lip , followed , after three weeks of periodontal plastic surgery on ten of her upper pieces from second to second premolar. After two weeks impression was taken to process ten veneers . We also present part of the elaboration process of the veneers by our laboratory

Date Added:
12/23/2019

Author(s):

Kenneth P. Valladares, DDS, CDT Kenneth P. Valladares, DDS, CDT
Dr. Kenneth P. Valladares

Graduated from Central University College of Dentistry with DDS (Ecuador, 1995).

Certificate in Prosthodontics from IN...
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Questions & Comments
Yaniv Mayer934 - (5/27/2020 1:34 AM)

Very nice video! #STAYSAFE

ricardo auer - (5/15/2020 8:24 PM)

Excellent

David Ting - (3/30/2020 4:02 PM)

Greetings from las Vegas Thanks for sharing. You have definitely changed her life! Love your choice of music by the way

Karim Basta - (12/31/2019 6:43 PM)

Dr Valladares, isn't it early to take the impressions just two weeks after the esthetic crown lengthening surgical procedure? as the periodontium takes longer time to heal after surgery

Ashish Kaushal - (7/21/2017 10:38 AM)

Wow is the word .. take a bow. Thanks a million tons for sharing and inspiring. Greetings from India🙏🏻

Ashish Kaushal - (7/21/2017 10:38 AM)

Wow is the word .. take a bow. Thanks a million tons for sharing and inspiring. Greetings from India🙏🏻

Hasan Momani - (10/13/2015 8:21 AM)

fantastic, thanks

ilir shehu - (3/27/2015 12:19 PM)

AWESOME WORK! IMPRESSIVE RESULT,VERY IMPRESSIVE PRESENTATION. CAN YOU PLEASE TELL US WHICH CAMERA (CAMERA SETTINGS) DO YOU USED FOR CLOSE UP PLAN? BEST REGARDS FROM ALBANIA!

Amer Huskanovic - (2/4/2015 1:26 AM)

very very impressive, thanks for sharing

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