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Dr. Edmund Khoo, BDSc
(hons), ABO, FICD
Dr. Edmund Khoo,
BDSc (hons), ABO, FICD, is
an orthodontist certified
with the American Board of
Orthodontics. He teaches
orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
full-time at his alma mater, New York
University. Khoo has published in several
journals and has been invited to chair
numerous scientific sessions.
His awards and achievements
include the American Association of
Orthodontists Foundation T.M. Graber
Teaching Fellowship Award; Academy
of Distinguished Educators Faculty
Award; and the Faculty Council Teaching
Recognition Award. He is the current
Chair for the American Dental Education
Association Section on Orthodontics and
is a founding member of the Consortium
for Translational Orthodontic Research.
He holds multiple positions at NYU and is
heavily involved in the board-certification
training program for his residents.

Contributing authors
Yoonjung Lee * Matthew Miller *
Tatiya Ungphakorn * Robert Horowitz *
Tom Lien

28

OCTOBER 2016 // orthotown.com

Interdisciplinary
Ortho-Perio
Treatment
of Excessive
Gingival Display
A CASE REPORT
Introduction
The establishment of a functional occlusion is just one goal of successful
orthodontic treatment. We also need to be aware of creating and designing
the final smile aesthetics to be harmonious and pleasing to the eye.
Proper smile design must take into account multiple factors, including
the smile arc, incisal display, overbite, tooth inclination and gingival display.1
Excessive gingival display upon smiling is often deemed unaesthetic. It's
been demonstrated that a typical population perceives 1-2 millimeters of
gingival display as ideal, and anything more than 3-4mm as bordering on
undesirable and unsightly.1,2
Determining the etiology on why a patient has excessive gingival display
is important, because it may be caused primarily by dental components, a
combination of dental and skeletal components, or perhaps a true skeletal
vertical maxillary excess. Each of these etiologies will have its own method
of resolving the excessive gingival display. Severe skeletal vertical maxillary
excesses may even require orthognathic surgery for correction.3,4,5
This case report presents and discusses the treatment of a patient with
the chief complaint of excessive and uneven gingival display, utilizing an
interdisciplinary ortho and perio approach to resolve her concerns.


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Interdisciplinary Ortho-Perio Treatment of Excessive Gingival Display
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