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Could Your Mouth Benefit from Crown Lengthening?

Posted on 2/17/2018 by Kirchner Dental
Crown Lengthening Kirchner Dental IN 47130-8013There are several dental procedures beneficial for your overall dental health and crown lengthening is one of those that offer several benefits to a lot of patients. Crown lengthening is a dental procedure wherein your surgeon readjusts the bones and gum to prevent dental issues from happening.

Aside from being an aesthetic procedure in cases when your tooth appears to be shorter than the rest, it can also be a good way to achieve a symmetrical smile and improve your overall oral health.

Crown Lengthening is a Good Way to Restore Damage Teeth

Suffering from a periodontal disease can extremely affect and damage your teeth. Even a simple trauma and decay can be severely damaging that the only way to restore your set of teeth is to have restoration and preventive maintenance combined together.

Crown lengthening does just that by preparing the damaged area for new restorations. If your teeth have been damaged below the gum line, the procedure can prepare the area for any restorative works that needs to be done. It can also be a good strategy to prevent future issues from happening as it recontours the damaged tooth along with treating the neighboring teeth area.

The Procedure is More Than Just for Cosmetic Uses

Considered as a minor surgical procedure, crown lengthening is more than just for cosmetic uses. However, if you have an extra gum tissue, undergoing the surgical procedure can help ease your susceptibility to dental infections. This is because it corrects dental issues where your teeth appear unusually short while balancing a healthy look to improve the overall aesthetics of your smile.

Crown lengthening actually provides more space to support the new dental crown and helps the jawbone adjust to the new fixture. This helps the gum tissues recover easily without incurring much trauma from the newly installed crown.

If you want to learn more about crown lengthening, simply contact us.

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