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Dental Las Olas | Crown Lengthening in Fort Lauderdale

DENTAL LAS OLAS, P.A.

rmh-nc
5.1 ml 2% lidocaine w/epi 1:100,000
excavate composite and recurrent decay #15OL and #30OL
adper bond, composite fill
#31 DEEP, possible endo explained, pt informed
occlusion good

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401 E. Las Olas Blvd, Suite #140
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

GENERAL & COSMETIC DENTISTRY

   Nadezda Selmic, D.M.D.

Phone: 954-524-6595
Email: [email protected]

Crown Lengthening
 

It is no secret that dentists are committed to saving teeth. This is why we fill a cavity, instead of pulling the tooth. 

Cavities can decay to tooth to the point where restoration is virtually impossible without a procedure called crown lengthening. Crown lengthening is a routine surgical procedure, which remodels the contour of the gum line. The procedure does not actually lengthen the crown, but rather lowers the gum line. When there is not enough tooth structure to affix a crown, this is the only option. Sometimes a tooth has been broken below the gum line. In this instance, crown lengthening is very successful in exposing more of the tooth, so that the dentist has something to work with.

 
 
 
Fort Lauderdale Dentist | Crown Lengthening. Nadezda Selmic is a Fort Lauderdale Dentist.