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Muscle Groups Involved in the Gengival Smile

Wilson Carlos Mendes*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000247

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    • Department of Dentistry, Coordenador do curso de estética orofacial, Brazil

    Corresponding author: Dr Wilson Mendes, Coordenador do curso de estética orofacial, Brazil

Received: July 25, 2017;   Published: August 02, 2017

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Contrary to what is stated, the gingival smile is not only caused by the upper lip lift muscle and nose wing! We see many treatments performed with Botulinum, on these muscles with disastrous results, leading to upper lip ptosis problems or with the the “joker smile” result.

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