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Clear Dental | Centre for Invisaligh & Cosmetic Dentistry | Open 7 Days

Crown Lengthening

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Crown Lengthening Surgery | Periodontal Gum Surgery

Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure performed by a dentist to expose a greater amount of tooth structure for the purpose of subsequently restoring the tooth prosthetically. This is done by incising the gingival tissue around a tooth and, after temporarily displacing the soft tissue, predictably removing a given height of alveolar bone from the circumference of the tooth or teeth being operated on. While some general dentists perform this procedure, others frequently refer such cases to periodontists.