Gingivectomy: Cosmetic and Functional

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Crown lengthening, or a gingivectomy, is a rather common procedure for both cosmetic and periodontal disease treatment. It involves removing and reshaping the gumline on the teeth, either to reveal more teeth or to reduce pockets caused by gingivitis. Gum shaping is a process used to help gums appear more... Read more »

Crown Lengthening for Form and Function

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Crown Lengthening, also called a gingivectomy, is a flexible procedure that we use in a number of circumstances that our patient come to us with. It involves reshaping the gumline to lengthen the teeth, usually for one of a few reasons. Gingivitis is often a reason to get a gingivectomy.... Read more »