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Crown Lengthening can be used when there isn’t enough surface of the tooth available or visible.

Why might I need crown lengthening?

You might choose to get a crown lengthening treatment simply because you have a ‘gummy’ smile and would prefer to reveal more tooth surface area to help it appear more even. Another reason for considering crown lengthening is the need to have another form of dental restoration treatment. If you are in need of a crown, bridge, or implant for example, but there isn’t enough surface area of the tooth to affix it to, then we might have to perform a crown lengthening.

What is the treatment for a crown lengthening like?

First, we’ll administer a local anaesthetic, so you won’t feel any pain or discomfort. Once this has been done, we’ll reduce the amount of gum tissue around the tooth and then shave down the bone, thereby revealing more of the tooth.

For more information regarding this treatment
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