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Dentist who offers crown lengthening surgery near me in the Bay Area

There are times when patients in the Bay Area are unhappy with the appearance of their smiles. One compliant seen at the Center for Implant Dentistry is short teeth. When teeth look too short, patients may feel as though they have a “gummy” smile. However, a procedure known as crown lengthening surgery can be done to address this imperfection and provide patients with more confidence when they speak, smile, and laugh.

This surgery is done to lengthen the surface area of the tooth to give it the appearance of being longer. It is performed by taking off a section of the soft gum tissue. While this may seem like a scary procedure, it is relatively simple and patients will find the results extremely natural looking and beautiful! Patients will be given appropriate anesthetics and sedation during the procedure, and after-care instructions will be provided. Our team will follow-up with patients post-operation to make sure everything is healing fine and they are satisfied with the results of the procedure.

Drs. Sambhav Jain, Arpana Gupta, and Shivani Gupta start by consulting with patients who are unhappy with the amount of gum tissue in their smile. The entire anterior area of the smile may need to be addressed, or just a single tooth. This procedure is only recommended for patients who have a healthy smile free from periodontal disease, which affects the gum tissue. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, will need to be addressed before patients will be considered appropriate candidates for the procedure.

If you live in or around the Bay Area and have been searching for restorative treatments “near me” such as crown lengthening, now is a great time to book a consultation visit with our team and learn about the ways in which we can address “gummy smiles.” Crown lengthening is an elective procedure that is typically not covered by dental insurance, but our practice can work with patients in developing a payment plan that works for their budget.

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