Facial esthetics is dependent on the harmony between face, lips, teeth and gums. Gums, lips and teeth alignment define the esthetic zone of a smile frame.
The excessive gingival display when a patient smiles(3mm or more) is known as a gummy smile. This can be associated with short clinical crown of upper anterior teeth.
Ideal smile and facial esthetic principles follows the integration of dental parameters and gingival parameters as well
Treatment of Gummy Smile:Recontouring of Gums using LASER by correcting the Gingival overgrowth thereby increasing the height of the short anatomical crown