Timothy M. Hale, D.D.S.
Michael Nguyen, D.D.S., M.S.D.
810 South Mason #325
Katy, TX 77450
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Timothy M. Hale, D.D.S.
Michael Nguyen, D.D.S., M.S.D.
810 South Mason #325
Katy, TX 77450
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Procedures

Crown Lengthening

Crown Lengthening ProcedureThe "crown" is the part of a tooth visible above the gumline.  Sometimes more of the tooth below the gums must be exposed to fill a cavity near the gumline or place a new crown on a tooth.  "Crown lengthening" provides more tooth structure  to ensure that the general dental procedure is successful and prevents gum irritation.

Procedure: Your periodontist administers a local anesthetic and gently re-contours excess gum and bone tissue to expose more of your natural tooth.