Crown Lengthening

Burlington Center Dental Associates are your local Cosmetic, Implant, and General Dentists located in Burlington, MA.

Crown Lengthening From Burlington Center Dental Associates

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Have you been told that you suffer from a “gummy” smile? Do your teeth appear too small, making your smile look weird? Wishing there was a way to perfect the look of your gums along with your smile? At the Burlington Center Dental Associates we are proud to offer crown lengthening in Burlington and Chelmsford, MA. When it comes to having the perfect smile, there are situations where more than just your teeth may be involved. Gummy smiles and uneven gum lines can have a huge impact on the appearance and even health of your smile. Wondering if crown lengthening might be the right option for improving your smile? Feel free to schedule a consultation. We would be happy to evaluate your smile, gumline, and overall oral health to determine if you are a candidate.

Crown Lengthening Q & A

What is Crown Lengthening?

Crown lengthening is a dental treatment option which is usually recommended to improve the appearance and health of gum tissue. Crown lengthening may also be recommended to prepare the mouth for cosmetic and even restorative dental treatment options as well. “Gummy” smiles are another common reason a patient may seek crown lengthening, allowing them to improve the appearance of their smile. During crown lengthening, your dentist will remove any excess gum tissue, exposing more of your natural teeth and smiles. Crown lengthening can be performed on one tooth, a few teeth or even your whole smile depending upon the state of your gums.

What are the benefits of Crown Lengthening?

Wondering why someone may be interested in crown lengthening in Chelmsford or Burlington?

  • Teeth restorations may require crown lengthening prior to treatment in order to prepare the area for placement and expose the entire tooth.
  • Another common reason for crown lengthening is the appearance of the patient’s smile, as removing excess tissue can make a patient’s smile appear more balanced.
  • Dental crowns can often require crown lengthening as well in order to be properly placed.
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