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Pro Care Dental PC | Crown Lengthening in East Brunswick

Pro Care Dental PC

Dr. Neetika Shukla
Family and Cosmetic Dentistry 

281 Summerhill Road, Suite 203
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

(732) 257-7759

Crown Lengthening

Always Welcoming New Patients!

 

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.

 
 
East Brunswick Dentist | Crown Lengthening. Neetika Shukla is a East Brunswick Dentist.