What Is the Purpose of Crown-Lengthening Treatment?

Crown-lengthening is an effective treatment that’s often necessary when a tooth needs to be repaired but the surrounding gums cover a majority of that tooth, making it difficult to perform restorative treatment. Also, crown-lengthening can be used to improve the aesthetic appearance of a person’s smile. Perhaps you’ve heard the term “gummy smile,” which is sometimes used to describe a... read more »