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Tabita: gummy smile, weak chin

Facial diagnosis

  • Receding lower jaw
  • Too long upper jaw
  • Too narrow upper jaw

Dental diagnosis

  • Class I

Treatment jaw surgery

  • Shortening upper jaw (intrusion upper jaw - Le Fort I)
  • Chin surgery (Sliding genioplasty)
  • Widening upper jaw (Smile distractor)

Treatment dental implants

  • Left lower area: two implants were placed.

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About this case

Tabita has the typical features of a long face with retruded chin. She was most disturbed with her gingival smile.
During the Le Fort impaction the smile distractor (Titamed®) was placed and expanded. The chin was shortened and slightly advanced.The result, indeed, is very appealing.