Surgical Correction of the “Gummy Smile”

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The delineation of excessive gingival display and review of current treatment options. Discussion over periodontal and prosthetic treatments, mucosal stripping procedures, myotomies, Botox therapy, and orthognathic procedures for correction of the “gummy smile.”

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-209
Number of pages13
JournalOral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2021


  • Botox therapy
  • Excessive gingival display
  • Gummy smile
  • Mucosal stripping procedures
  • Myotomies
  • Orthognathic procedures
  • Periodontal treatments
  • Prosthetic treatments

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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