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Smiles To Remember | Crown Lengthening in Woodinville

Dr. Saman Saghafi, DDS, MAGD, FICOI

Smiles To Remember

Congratulations to Dr. Saghafi on his AGD Mastership Award

14030 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd.

Woodinville, WA 98072
(425) 424-0744

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.

 
 
Woodinville Dentist | Crown Lengthening. Saman Saghafi is a Woodinville Dentist.