Cosmetic Crown Lengthening

If you show a lot of gum tissue when you smile and your teeth are short, you may be a candidate for Cosmetic Crown Lengthening. Your teeth may be the proper length, but they are hidden with excessive gum tissue. This “gummy smile” can be corrected by performing Cosmetic Crown Lengthening. This periodontal procedure is a careful reshaping of the tissue to expose the natural length of your tooth.

before esthetic procedure

Before esthetic procedure

After esthetic procedure

After esthetic procedure



Cosmetic Crown Lengthening can be done for:

  • One affected tooth
  • Several teeth that show when you smile
  • Teeth that need to have decay treated and restored

Cosmetic Crown Lengthening helps you to:

  • Speak with comfort and confidence
  • Enjoy a healthy, beautiful, natural smile

Cosmetic Crown Lengthening is performed in our office using local anesthesia. Most patients report little to no discomfort and minimal interruption to their schedule. As with all procedures, sedation is available to make your treatment proceed in a relaxed fashion. Working together with your restorative dentist, we can help you enhance your smile and speak with confidence. We are happy to perform and examination and explain the details of this procedure and advise you personally to address your specific need.