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Concepts and Considerations for Surgical Crown Lengthening

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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:

  1. Describe common clinical indications for surgical crown lengthening, as well as the concept of biological width.
  2. Explain presurgical considerations, surgical technique, and postprocedural healing in cases involving crown lengthening.
  3. 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.

Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ada.org/cerp. Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2026. Provider ID 317924
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