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Crown Lengthening

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When decay occurs below the gumline, it may be necessary to remove a small amount of bone and gum tissue. Sometimes, this procedure may be referred to a specialist (periodontist).

Crown Lengthening procedures are done for both restorative dentistry and/or to improve the esthetics of your gum line. This procedure adjusts the gum and bone level to expose more of the tooth so it can be properly restored and easily cleaned.

Sometimes crown lengthening is done to improve a "gummy" smile because the teeth appear short. The teeth may actually be the proper length but excess gum tissue may be covering these teeth. During this procedure, excess gum and bone tissue is reshaped to expose more of the natural tooth.

Greystone Smile Design Birmingham, Alabama cosmetic dentistry

Trenton H. Buchanan, D.M.D.
140 Village Street
Suite 203
Birmingham, AL 35242
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Greystone Smile Design

Experience exceptional dental care with amazing results at Greystone Smile Design, Birmingham, Alabama family and cosmetic dentist Dr. Trent Buchanan.

Greystone Smile Design • 140 Village Street • Suite 203 • Birmingham, AL 35242

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