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Experience professional crown lengthening in Austin. Sonrisas Dental Center offers crown lengthening to expose more of the tooth surface by reshaping gum and bone tissue. This procedure improves dental health and enhances your smile.

Reshape Gums & Reveal More Of Your Teeth

Crown lengthening is a dental procedure aimed at revealing more of your teeth’s surface by reshaping the gum and bone tissues. It involves removing excess gum tissue, exposing more tooth structure and enhancing the aesthetics of your smile. Our skilled professionals perform crown lengthening to improve dental health and prepare teeth for restorative treatments like dental crowns or veneers.

Crown Lengthening Treats:

  • Excessive gum tissue
  • Uneven gum line
  • Tooth decay below the gum line
  • Fractured or short teeth
  • Preparation for dental crowns or veneers

The Ultimate Solution For A Gummy Smile

A gummy smile, characterized by excessive gum exposure, can affect your self-confidence and overall facial harmony. Fortunately, crown lengthening offers the ultimate solution. During the procedure, our experts skillfully reshape the gum and bone tissues, revealing more of the teeth’s surface. By eliminating the excess gum, crown lengthening enhances the smile’s aesthetics, providing a balanced appearance.

Prepare For Your Dental Restorations

Before getting dental crowns or veneers, crown lengthening may be recommended to ensure the best results. By reshaping the gum and bone tissues, more of the tooth’s surface is exposed, providing sufficient space for the restorations to be securely placed. This helps prevent an unnatural and bulky appearance, ensuring a proper fit for dental restorations. Crown lengthening in Austin sets the foundation for aesthetically pleasing dental treatments.

Reasons For Crown Lengthening:

  • Enhance smile aesthetics
  • Improve dental health
  • Prepare for restorative treatments
  • Correct gummy smile
  • Address tooth decay or damage below the gumline

Correct Dental Decay & Gum Damage

Dental decay and gum damage can significantly impact oral health. Crown lengthening in Austin offers an effective solution. By removing the damaged gum tissue and exposing the decayed areas, our skilled professionals can address both issues simultaneously. This procedure allows for thorough cleaning, ensuring complete removal of decay and promoting healthy gum reattachment. Crown lengthening plays a crucial role in restoring dental health.

How Crown Lengthening Works

Crown lengthening involves the surgical removal of gum tissue and, if necessary, bone tissue to expose more of the tooth’s surface. The process begins with administering local anesthesia to numb the area. An incision is made to lift the gums away from the teeth, exposing the underlying bone. The dentist carefully removes excess gum and bone, shaping the area to the desired height. The incision is sutured back, promoting healing and healthy tissue reattachment. This improves the tooth-to-gum ratio to enhance dental aesthetics.

Crown Lengthening Aftercare Guidelines:

  • Take prescribed medications as directed
  • Apply ice to reduce swelling
  • Follow a soft food diet initially
  • Avoid chewing near the treated area
  • Maintain good oral hygiene
  • Attend follow-up appointments as scheduled
  • Seek professional guidance for any concerns during recovery

Side Effects & Recovery

After crown lengthening, you may experience some common side effects. Swelling, mild discomfort, and sensitivity near the treated area are normal but should subside within a few days. Adhering to post-operative care instructions is crucial to ensure a smooth recovery. You may need to consume soft foods initially and maintain excellent oral hygiene. If you encounter any concerns during your recovery, please contact our experienced team.

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Restore Optimal Dental Health & Aesthetics

Sonrisas Dental Center is your gateway to restoring optimal dental health and aesthetics through crown lengthening in Austin. Our experienced team can address various dental concerns, from gummy smiles and uneven gum lines to tooth decay and damaged gums. By scheduling a consultation, you can explore the benefits of crown lengthening tailored to your specific needs. Regain your confidence and achieve a healthier smile with our expert care.

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