An overview of crown lengthening surgery principles

Posted on 09 June 2013
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30 mins CPD/CE

In this video recorded on day 3 at TubulesStart in 2013, Dr. Dhru Shah provides an overview of the indications and underlying principles of crown lengthening surgery.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of crown lengthening surgery, taking into consideration:

  • Indications, principles
  • Biological width, histological, biological
  • Ferrule length
  • Aesthetics, gingival exposure, morphology, keratinised tissue, gingival biotype, gingival zenith points, reverse triangle, bone levels, biological width
  • Surgical stent
  • Post-operative care

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