Crown lengthening: surgery Increase the length of the tooth crown one of Surgery Dental procedures to reveal a larger part of the tooth structure in order to perform the cover ، Repair Or treatments Cosmetic dentistry Is.
If the patient has Gingival smile Or too small teeth in The beauty of a smile Be an effective person to correct these surgical problems Increase crown length It is recommended. This dental treatment is usually done once.
In addition to beauty, crown lengthening surgery has a better effect on toothbrushes and floss, and as a result, has a positive effect on both the health and self-confidence of patients.
In other cases where the problem The beauty of teeth Not relevant, sometimes Tooth fractures As a result of an accident or Decay Excessive and Large tooth perforations(Which even sometimes with root canal Also can not be repaired), this type of surgery is recommended by the dentist.
In fact the best solution is to provide more of the tooth surface and Repair More suitable for patients. This means that the veneer is placed on the teeth after increasing the length of the crown. In most cases, it is stronger and more durable.
The procedure to increase the length of the crown of the tooth is that first the gingival surgeon injects an anesthetic ampule and after anesthetizing the treatment area, the dentist begins to shape the extra tissue of the gums and bone with incisions made in the gum tissue and gums. Begins to move away from the tooth. Sometimes it is necessary to remove a small amount of gum tissue. After the desired part of the tooth structure is exposed, it washes the area well with saline solution and completes the surgery by suturing the gums. Gingival ulcers are sometimes closed with a special dressing.After this simple surgery, the natural structure of the tooth becomes more pronounced and a better foundation for a more efficient and durable veneer is obtained. After the crown is lifted, the veneer is placed on it. This treatment takes about one to two hours.