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“Where can I find crown lengthening surgery near me?” ask San Jose, CA patients

I have been doing my research and have gone to many dentists but nobody took as much time as Dr. Jain in explaining to me the various treatment options for my missing teeth. His pricing is also good so I opted for the treatment on the first visit. Doctor and other staff checked my vital signs and did the surgery under sedation and put four screws (implants) in my lower jaw bone. Surgery was not too bad. Staff was nice they gave me a blanket, yogurt, and juice. Next visit they gave me artificial teeth and nobody in my office knows that they are not real teeth. Now I can smile fully without hiding it. Looking forward to getting new permanent teeth in six months. Thanks, Dr. Jain and his Staff.

- Kevin W.


The question often asked by San Jose, CA, patients is, “Where can I find crown lengthening surgery near me?” The answer is at the same practice that is renowned for its dental implant services – the Center for Implant Dentistry in Fremont, CA. Led by Dr. Sambhav Jain, the team at the Center for Implant Dentistry uses the latest technology and the most advanced procedures to help patients achieve their oral health care goals.

When thinking about dental restoration, a key consideration is the health of the mouth and the viability of the procedure. In some cases, fixing a tooth requires only a simple procedure without any additional preparation of the mouth. In other cases, however, the health or condition of the gums or jawbone must be improved in order to address the problem.

One procedure that is commonly performed before additional restorative procedures is crown lengthening. Which lengthens the visible portion of the tooth in order to give the dentist more tooth which with to work. This is typically needed when the tooth has been damaged by trauma or decay near the gum line. Crown lengthening is also used when patients feel that their smile is “too gummy”. In this case, the dentist removes gums that are covering up too much of the teeth.

The crown lengthening procedure itself is simple and effective. It is performed using local anesthesia. The dentist makes a very small cuts into the gum in order to separate them from the teeth so that he or she can access the roots of the teeth as well as the jawbone. The dentist works carefully to the jawbone so that it appears natural.

Following the procedure, patients will be advised on follow up care. This often involves taking special care when brushing until the gums have completely healed as they will be sensitive. Dr. Jain recommends using an oral irrigator as an alternative to a firm toothbrush in order to protect your gums.

For more information or to schedule a consultation to discuss the crown lengthening procedure, call the Center for Implant Dentistry today.

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