Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published

ISSN : 2454-2288

Infobase Index Factor : 2.8

ABSTRACT

Restoring esthetics and function with crown lengthening: A Case Report

Anuja N. Moharir , Alka. S. Waghmare, Hemant Gadge, Mahesh Gandhewar

ABSTRACT

Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure which aims to increase the clinical crown height.A male patient reported with chief complaint of difficulty in mastication. On examination generlised attrition and reduced vertical dimension was observed for which only prosthetic rehabilitation was not possible so full moth crown lengthening was selected as the treatment modality. This case report demonstrated that surgical crown lengthening technique improved the vertical dimension of the patient.

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