Crown lengthening is a procedure that is designed to improve the health of the gum tissue, or to prepare the mouth for restorative or cosmetic procedures. Crown lengthening exposes more of the natural tooth by reshaping or recontouring the bone and gum tissue. This treatment can be performed on a single tooth, many teeth or the all of the teeth.
Crown lengthening is a versatile and common procedure that has many health and cosmetic benefits. Here are some of the most common reasons for crown lengthening: