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DENTAL SCIENCE - CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 769-772

Crown lengthening procedure in the management of amelogenesis imperfecta


1 Department of Periodontics, CSI College of Dental Sciences and Research, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Periodontics, Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Conservative Dentistry, Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
4 Department of Oral Surgery, Institute of Dental Education and Advanced Studies, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
5 Department of Oral Surgery, CSI College of Dental Sciences and Research, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
S Kalaiselvan
Department of Oral Surgery, CSI College of Dental Sciences and Research, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-7406.163553

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Full mouth rehabilitation includes a promising treatment planning and execution thus fulfilling esthetic, occlusal, and functional parameters maintaining the harmony of the stomatognathic system. Crown lengthening procedures have become an integral component of the esthetic armamentarium and are utilized with increasing frequency to enhance the appearance of restorations placed in the esthetic zone. Crown lengthening plays a role to create healthy relationship of the gingiva and bone levels so as to gain access to more of the tooth which can be restored, if it is badly worn, decayed or fractured, below the gum line. This paper highlights the full mouth crown lengthening procedure performed on a patient with amelogenesis imperfecta.


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