Crown lengthening or a "gum lift" minimizes the amount of gum that's viewable in your smile. Hate your "gummy" smile? Ask us about this procedure.
Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure that re-contours the gum tissue and often the underlying bone of a tooth. Crown lengthening is often for a tooth to be fitted with a crown. It provides necessary space between the supporting bone and crown, which prevents the new crown from damaging bone and gum tissue.