International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2021, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part E
Clinical crown lengthening: A case report
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Nikita Patil and Dr. Jay Dondani
ABSTRACT:Clinical crown of the tooth is the distance from gingival margin to incisal edge or occlusal surface of the tooth. Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure designed to increase the extent of the supragingival tooth structure, so that the clinician can restore the tooth. The crown lengthening procedure (CLP) is commonly used to maintain the dentogingival complex in optimal conditions and to correct aesthetic defects through a smile design. CLP in an anterior aesthetic driven region could be challenging. Hence, a multidisciplinary approach for better surgical and prosthetic outcomes should be practised. The current case report emphasises the need for prostho-perio interdisciplinary approach while restoring anterior esthetics and function.
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