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Article: Volume 46 Number 6 Page 596 - June 2019

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  Dent Update 2019; 46: 596-597

Technique Tips:  Guided Surgical Crown Lengthening

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Abstract: Surgical crown lengthening is broadly indicated for aesthetic and functional reasons.1,2 Aesthetic indications include altered passive eruption, gingival asymmetry, excess gingival show and correcting the height to width ratio of teeth.Functional indications are mostly concerned with increasing the quantity of supragingival tooth tissue for a ferrule.

Author notes: Gareth Calvert, BDS, MSc, MFDS, FDS(Rest Dent), RCPS(Glas), Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Level 6, Glasgow Dental School and Hospital, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK, (email: garethm3@hotmail.com).