Concepts and Considerations for Surgical Crown Lengthening
This review of surgical crown lengthening includes discussions of presurgical planning, surgical technique and postprocedural healing.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe common clinical indications for surgical crown lengthening, as well as the concept of biological width.
- Explain presurgical considerations, surgical technique, and postprocedural healing in cases involving crown lengthening.
- Discuss timing considerations for healing and subsequent restoration after crown lengthening surgery.
This course was issued in January 2021 and expires January 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.