Crown lengthening

Crown lengthening

Crown lengthening in Boynton Beach, FL.


Crown lengthening is a cosmetic periodontal surgery that helps in exposing more teeth above the gums. This, in turn, will help in gripping dental equipment like crowns, bridges, etc. The procedure helps in crown retention, stability and provides resistance to the crown so that it does not get fractured from the roots. We at Dorri’s Dental have expert dental surgeons, who will perform this treatment perfectly so that you stay comfortable and worry-free.

Why go for crown lengthening?

People with gummy smiles have more than 3mm of exposed gums. The crown lengthening process basically helps the visibility of your teeth covered by your gum line. Depending on the necessity, your dentist might perform this procedure on one tooth, several teeth, or even the entire gum line.

There are different reasons why dentists suggest crown lengthening procedure:

  • It helps you to get rid of gummy smile.

  • It exposes the cavity that might be present under the gum line.

  • It can expose tooth fracture areas.

  • It exposes more tooth from the gum so that different structures like bridges and crowns can fit on it.

This is a minor surgery and will be performed under local anesthesia. This means you will not feel any discomfort during the procedure. The recovery period is quick and also does not involve much pain. You will just have to follow all the advice given by your dentist.


To schedule your appointment with our Dentist in Boynton Beach, FL.
please call our dental office at (561) 244-5001.