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Chu's Aesthetic Guages: Crown Lengthening Chu's Aesthetic Guages: Crown Lengthening

Author(s):

Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT

Date Added:

1/1/2007


Summary:

The Crown Lengthening Gauge has the Biologic Periogauge (BLPG) tip on one end and the Papilla tip on the opposite end. The BLPG tip is used to achieve the propermid-facial clinical crown and biologic crown (osseous crest to incisal edge position) length during surgical crown lengthening procedures. The Papilla tip follows the use of the BLPG tip to establish the correct aesthetic position of the interdental papilla fromthe incisal edge before the flap is closed and sutured.

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