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Esthetic Crown Lengthening

Description:
Dr. Lee Silverstein discusses in great detail how to prepare, plan and implement esthetic crown lengthening in preparation for restorative dentistry. With the restorative end result always in mind, Dr. Silverstein also reviews the components of smile design that must be considered and adhered to by the surgeon in order to be successful in designing the crown lengthening surgical intervention.

Date Added:
7/31/2008

Author(s):

Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Periodontics
School of Dentistry
Medical College of Georgia [read more]


Other Author(s):
Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD

Online Videos / Surgery / Soft Tissue / Esthetic Crown Lengthening




Questions & Comments
Anurag Gupta - (8/28/2013 5:38 PM)

Excellent presentation

Island Mak - (9/6/2012 1:23 PM)

It is an interesting topic to clear our concept and the surgery of doing crown lengthening. However, how to the treat the root exposure after crown lengthening.

Lourdes Gutierrez Garrido - (5/3/2012 12:16 AM)

Many thanks. Great video.

BABAK ETEMADSHAHIDI - (6/20/2009 11:46 PM)

loved it,,thanks

Kenneth Serota531 - (8/9/2008 5:04 AM)

Brilliant effort - Ken Serota

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