Jeffrey J. Robertson, DDS
6219 Vogel Road, Suite 103A, Evansville, IN 47715 (812) 889-8957
6219 Vogel Road
Suite 103A
Evansville, IN 47715
(812) 889-8957

Treating Periodontally Involved Teeth

Crown Lengthening

Crown Lengthening in Evansville

Crown lengthening is a common procedure that is routinely performed to re-contour gum tissue and bone, as needed, with the intent of making more tooth structure available for the placement of a dental crown or dental bridge. This is often the case when a tooth is decayed or otherwise damaged below the gum line.

Alternatively, a crown lengthening procedure can also be performed for reasons that are purely aesthetic to reduce the appearance of a “gummy smile” when too much of the gums and far too little tooth structure is displayed when smiling. It can be performed on a single tooth to make the gum line appear even with the other teeth or on several teeth to improve a smile’s overall appearance

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