Crown Lengthening

Improve your appearance

If you notice that one or some of your teeth seem to be longer (exposing too much tooth) or shorter (exposing too little tooth) than you like, you may be unhappy with your smile. Sometimes, the gum tissue at the top of your teeth appears uneven and causes concern as well. Finally, in some cases, teeth can be so badly broken or decayed that there isn’t enough tooth structure to hold a new crown.  The answer to these type of gum problems is crown lengthening.

Crown lengthening can move bone and gums to hold new crowns more securely and can improve the appearance of your gum line.

Treatment

After you’re comfortably numb with anesthetic, Dr. Hamal will trim the gum tissue back so that more of the tooth structure is revealed. This allows a new crown to be placed with a nice appearance of the gum tissue around the tooth.

Benefits of this procedure

New crowns are held more securely and appearance of gum tissue is drastically improved with crown lengthening. With this procedure you will achieve a beautiful new smile and improved periodontal health – your keys to smiling, eating and speaking with comfort and confidence.

before lengthening after lengthening

 

 

 

 

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