Surgical crown lengthening

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Surgical crown lengthening  is the surgical procedure that the specialist makes to expose more tooth structure, more in width or height for prosthetic purposes

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Advantages :

• The tooth will not be extracted and will remain in the oral cavity

Disadvantages :

• Time-consuming process
• Possible need for endodontic treatment and placement post and core
• Cost of the procedure

Alternatives :

• Extraction and placement a dental implant
• Orthodontic exposure

Procedure:

For prosthetic reasons

For aesthetic reasons