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Premier Family Dental | Crown Lengthening in Hixson

1963 Northpoint Blvd., Suite 113
Hixson, TN 37343

Currently accepting new patients! Call today! 423-551-3373

Crown Lengthening

 

 

It is no secret that dentists are committed to saving teeth. This is why we fill a cavity, instead of pulling the tooth. 

Cavities can decay to tooth to the point where restoration is virtually impossible without a procedure called crown lengthening. Crown lengthening is a routine surgical procedure, which remodels the contour of the gum line. The procedure does not actually lengthen the crown, but rather lowers the gum line. When there is not enough tooth structure to affix a crown, this is the only option. Sometimes a tooth has been broken below the gum line. In this instance, crown lengthening is very successful in exposing more of the tooth, so that the dentist has something to work with.

 
 
 
Hixson Dentist | Crown Lengthening. Kathryn Egan is a Hixson Dentist.