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Esthetic Crown Lengthening

Esthetic Crown Lengthening

Esthetic Crown Lengthening

Gum lift

An esthetic crown lengthening, sometimes called a gum lift, is a safe and predictable procedure for reshaping bone and gum tissues when teeth seem to be too short or when the gumline is uneven.

The procedure

We begin the procedure when we are sure the area is completely numb.

Then, we make small incisions in the gums and gently lift them away from the tooth.

We reshape the bone and gum tissue to reveal more of the natural tooth and to maintain a healthy distance between the bone and gumline.

A couple of stitches are placed in the gums to speed healing. After a few weeks, the gums will heal completely.

If necessary, we can bond a crown, veneer, or composite resin restoration to improve the shape of the tooth.

An esthetic crown lengthening can make a dramatic improvement in the look of your teeth and help you have the smile of your dreams.

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  • Dr. Rehder is very professional, yet not too serious as he is doing your teeth. He makes it relaxing and is able to keep your mind away from his work (I have never liked going to the dentist, but Dr. Rehder makes the experience as close to pleasant as a dentist visit can be).

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