A crown is used when a tooth is cracked or broken. A crown is also used in dental procedures, like bridges, root canals, and dental implants.
Restorative Crown Lengthening
Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure that can create more tooth structure
What is a crown lengthening procedure?
Dental implants surgeon Dr. David Barget performs crown lengthening by recontouring gum tissue to expose more of a tooth’s surface for a crown. It’s a common dental procedure at Periodontal Specialists in Scottsdale AZ.
The benefits of crown lengthening
What happens during a crown lengthening procedure
Crown lengthening is an outpatient procedure. Crown lengthening is a very fast and relatively painless process. You will receive a local anesthetic to desensitize the area. Most dental patients describe the treatment as a warming sensation that is very manageable. The procedure generally takes less than an hour.
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