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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology


Comprehensive review on the biological width, functional and esthetic requirements of crown lengthening procedure illustrated with a clinical case


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Author Details: Senny Thomas Parackal, Jose Paul, Johnson Prakash, Binitta Paul K, Paulson George

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2457-0087

Print ISSN : 2581-9836

Article First Page : 32

Article End Page : 36


Abstract

There is a close symbiotic relationship between periodontal health and teeth restorations as a healthy periodontium that is in harmony with the restorative margins is vital for a successful restoration. The prevention of violation of the biological width is an inevitable aspect for the success of fixed partial dentures and crowns. This case report involves crown lengthening procedure that allows preservation of the biologic width and successful placement of the prosthesis with a good prognosis. This article also emphasizes on the importance of an appropriate treatment plan with interdisciplinary approach by discussing the various aspects of crown lengthening.

Keyword: Bilogic width, Attached gingiva, Clinical crown, Crown lengthening, Functional, Esthetic.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2457-0087.2018.0007