There can be times when one or more teeth will need a crown lengthening procedure. Why might this be necessary? Let us look at three relatively common situations.
– If a tooth needs to be restored, a dentist may remove a small amount of gum to get better access to the tooth.
– A condition known as “gummy smile” can be treated with a crown lengthening.
– Chipped or broken teeth can benefit from this option.
“Dental crown lengthening is a process that involves removing some gum tissue in order to expose more of your tooth.”
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