When Is Crown Lengthening Necessary?

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Crown lengthening, also called crown extension, is a common surgical procedure primarily done to prepare the tooth for various kinds of dental restoration treatments. Your periodontist may recommend crown lengthening if there isn’t enough exposed …

What Is Crown Lengthening?

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Crown lengthening is a periodontal procedure that removes gum tissue to expose more of a tooth. This procedure may be necessary before you get a crown, bridge, or root canal treatment, or it can be …