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Pleasanton, CA Dentist | Pleasanton, CA dental care | CA | Crown Lengthening

 

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 2324 Santa Rita Rd Ste 1A

Pleasanton, CA 94566

925.249.1130

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.

 
 
 
Pleasanton Dentist. Dr Srikantam provides Cosmetic Dentistry, Children's Dentistry, Dental Implants, Lumineers, Extractions, Root Canal, Emergency Care, to the following locations: Pleasanton, San Ramon, Dublin, Livermore, and surrounding areas

 Dental Procedures, Dentures, Root Canals, Dental Cleanings, Prevention,   Implants, General Dentistry,

Conscious Sedation, Orthodontics, Oral Health, Cosmetic Dentistry, Periodontal Disease, New Patients, Care Credit, Chase Financing, Existing Patients