Surgical Crown Lengthening

Surgical crown lengthening involves removing some of the excess tissue around the tooth and removing some of the excess bone around the tooth. The goal is to move the bone level 3mm away from your crown margin. This will give your periodontist the access needed to properly prepare your restoration. This will also permit your gum tissue to form a tight biologic seal around the tooth so the area is maintained in a state of health. You need to wait 6 weeks after the surgical crown lengthening before you can get your final restoration.

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PATIENT REVIEWS

Arlene W.
Jun 29, 2014

 

Dr. Engen was great! He explained my diagnosis and the procedure required thoroughly. I was even asked if I liked the colors of paint for the office.

Patricia A.
Jun 29, 2014

 

Dr. David has a wonderful chairside manner, just as his father did when I saw him many years ago. He made me feel very comfortable