A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.
A preparation of chicle, sometimes mixed with other plastic substances, sweetened and flavored. It is masticated usually for pleasure as a candy substitute but it sometimes acts as a vehicle for the administration of medication.
Polysaccharide gums from PLANTS.
Powdered exudate from various Acacia species, especially A. senegal (Leguminosae). It forms mucilage or syrup in water. Gum arabic is used as a suspending agent, excipient, and emulsifier in foods and pharmaceuticals.
The upper part of the tooth, which joins the lower part of the tooth (TOOTH ROOT) at the cervix (TOOTH CERVIX) at a line called the cementoenamel junction. The entire surface of the crown is covered with enamel which is thicker at the extremity and becomes progressively thinner toward the cervix. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p216)
Macrocyclic polyethers with the repeating unit of (-CH2-CH2-O)n where n is greater than 2 and some oxygens may be replaced by nitrogen, sulfur or phosphorus. These compounds are useful for coordinating CATIONS. The nomenclature uses a prefix to indicate the size of the ring and a suffix for the number of heteroatoms.
Polysaccharide gum from Sterculia urens (STERCULIA). It is used as a suspending or stabilizing agent in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; a bulk-forming laxative; a surgical lubricant and adhesive; and in the treatment of skin ulcers.
Polysaccharides composed of repeating galactose units. They can consist of branched or unbranched chains in any linkages.
The selected form given to a natural tooth when it is reduced by instrumentation to receive a prosthesis (e.g., artificial crown or a retainer for a fixed or removable prosthesis). The selection of the form is guided by clinical circumstances and physical properties of the materials that make up the prosthesis. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p239)
Technique combining controlled eruptive tooth movement and incision of the supracrestal gingival attachment to allow for proper restoration of a destroyed or damaged crown of a tooth. Controlled eruption of the tooth is obtained using ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES. During this eruptive phase, repeated incisions are made at the junctional epithelium of the sulcus and the supracrestal connective tissue to prevent coronal displacement of the gingiva and of the attachment apparatus.
The plan and delineation of dental prostheses in general or a specific dental prosthesis. It does not include DENTURE DESIGN. The framework usually consists of metal.
A localized proliferation of plant tissue forming a swelling or outgrowth, commonly with a characteristic shape and unlike any organ of the normal plant. Plant tumors or galls usually form in response to the action of a pathogen or a pest. (Holliday, P., A Dictionary of Plant Pathology, 1989, p330)
A type of porcelain used in dental restorations, either jacket crowns or inlays, artificial teeth, or metal-ceramic crowns. It is essentially a mixture of particles of feldspar and quartz, the feldspar melting first and providing a glass matrix for the quartz. Dental porcelain is produced by mixing ceramic powder (a mixture of quartz, kaolin, pigments, opacifiers, a suitable flux, and other substances) with distilled water. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
The use of a layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or acrylic resin, applied to the surface of natural teeth, crowns, or pontics by fusion, cementation, or mechanical retention.
Polysaccharides consisting of mannose units.
The fusion of ceramics (porcelain) to an alloy of two or more metals for use in restorative and prosthodontic dentistry. Examples of metal alloys employed include cobalt-chromium, gold-palladium, gold-platinum-palladium, and nickel-based alloys.
Holding a DENTAL PROSTHESIS in place by its design, or by the use of additional devices or adhesives.
The most posterior teeth on either side of the jaw, totaling eight in the deciduous dentition (2 on each side, upper and lower), and usually 12 in the permanent dentition (three on each side, upper and lower). They are grinding teeth, having large crowns and broad chewing surfaces. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p821)
Flammable, amorphous, vegetable products of secretion or disintegration, usually formed in special cavities of plants. They are generally insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol, carbon tetrachloride, ether, or volatile oils. They are fusible and have a conchoidal fracture. They are the oxidation or polymerization products of the terpenes, and are mixtures of aromatic acids and esters. Most are soft and sticky, but harden after exposure to cold. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & Dorland, 28th ed)
The use of computers for designing and/or manufacturing of anything, including drugs, surgical procedures, orthotics, and prosthetics.
Zirconium. A rather rare metallic element, atomic number 40, atomic weight 91.22, symbol Zr. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Inability or inadequacy of a dental restoration or prosthesis to perform as expected.
Any of the eight frontal teeth (four maxillary and four mandibular) having a sharp incisal edge for cutting food and a single root, which occurs in man both as a deciduous and a permanent tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p820)
Use of a metal casting, usually with a post in the pulp or root canal, designed to support and retain an artificial crown.
The process of producing a form or impression made of metal or plaster using a mold.
Measurement of tooth characteristics.
A mixture of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or metalloid elements in varying proportions for use in restorative or prosthetic dentistry.
One of the eight permanent teeth, two on either side in each jaw, between the canines (CUSPID) and the molars (MOLAR), serving for grinding and crushing food. The upper have two cusps (bicuspid) but the lower have one to three. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p822)
The description and measurement of the various factors that produce physical stress upon dental restorations, prostheses, or appliances, materials associated with them, or the natural oral structures.
A material used for cementation of inlays, crowns, bridges, and orthodontic appliances and occasionally as a temporary restoration. It is prepared by mixing zinc oxide and magnesium oxide powders with a liquid consisting principally of phosphoric acid, water, and buffers. (From Bouchers' Clinical Dental Terminology, 3d ed)
The part of a tooth from the neck to the apex, embedded in the alveolar process and covered with cementum. A root may be single or divided into several branches, usually identified by their relative position, e.g., lingual root or buccal root. Single-rooted teeth include mandibular first and second premolars and the maxillary second premolar teeth. The maxillary first premolar has two roots in most cases. Maxillary molars have three roots. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p690)
Products made by baking or firing nonmetallic minerals (clay and similar materials). In making dental restorations or parts of restorations the material is fused porcelain. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
The study of the teeth of early forms of life through fossil remains.
A tooth from which the dental pulp has been removed or is necrotic. (Boucher, Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Natural teeth or teeth roots used as anchorage for a fixed or removable denture or other prosthesis (such as an implant) serving the same purpose.
Break or rupture of a tooth or tooth root.
Occlusal wear of the surfaces of restorations and surface wear of dentures.
Substances used to bond COMPOSITE RESINS to DENTAL ENAMEL and DENTIN. These bonding or luting agents are used in restorative dentistry, ROOT CANAL THERAPY; PROSTHODONTICS; and ORTHODONTICS.
A denture replacing one or more (but not all) natural teeth. It is supported and retained by underlying tissue and some or all of the remaining teeth.
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
The teeth of the first dentition, which are shed and replaced by the permanent teeth.
The third tooth to the left and to the right of the midline of either jaw, situated between the second INCISOR and the premolar teeth (BICUSPID). (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p817)
The degree of approximation or fit of filling material or dental prosthetic to the tooth surface. A close marginal adaptation and seal at the interface is important for successful dental restorations.
A branch of medicine which deals with sexually transmitted disease.
One of a set of bone-like structures in the mouth used for biting and chewing.
The joining of objects by means of a cement (e.g., in fracture fixation, such as in hip arthroplasty for joining of the acetabular component to the femoral component). In dentistry, it is used for the process of attaching parts of a tooth or restorative material to a natural tooth or for the attaching of orthodontic bands to teeth by means of an adhesive.
Synthetic resins, containing an inert filler, that are widely used in dentistry.
Materials used in the production of dental bases, restorations, impressions, prostheses, etc.
Dental cements composed either of polymethyl methacrylate or dimethacrylate, produced by mixing an acrylic monomer liquid with acrylic polymers and mineral fillers. The cement is insoluble in water and is thus resistant to fluids in the mouth, but is also irritating to the dental pulp. It is used chiefly as a luting agent for fabricated and temporary restorations. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p159)
Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.
A hard thin translucent layer of calcified substance which envelops and protects the dentin of the crown of the tooth. It is the hardest substance in the body and is almost entirely composed of calcium salts. Under the microscope, it is composed of thin rods (enamel prisms) held together by cementing substance, and surrounded by an enamel sheath. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)
An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Y, atomic number 39, and atomic weight 88.91. In conjunction with other rare earths, yttrium is used as a phosphor in television receivers and is a component of the yttrium-aluminum garnet (YAG) lasers.
Water-soluble low-molecular-weight polymers of acrylic or methacrylic acid that form solid, insoluble products when mixed with specially prepared ZnO powder. The resulting cement adheres to dental enamel and is also used as a luting agent.
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
An oxide of aluminum, occurring in nature as various minerals such as bauxite, corundum, etc. It is used as an adsorbent, desiccating agent, and catalyst, and in the manufacture of dental cements and refractories.
Material from which the casting mold is made in the fabrication of gold or cobalt-chromium castings. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p168)
A dental specialty concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing TEETH and related structures by artificial devices or DENTAL PROSTHESES.
Any change in the hue, color, or translucency of a tooth due to any cause. Restorative filling materials, drugs (both topical and systemic), pulpal necrosis, or hemorrhage may be responsible. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p253)
The remnants of plant cell walls that are resistant to digestion by the alimentary enzymes of man. It comprises various polysaccharides and lignins.
Stainless steel. A steel containing Ni, Cr, or both. It does not tarnish on exposure and is used in corrosive environments. (Grant & Hack's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
A treatment modality in endodontics concerned with the therapy of diseases of the dental pulp. For preparatory procedures, ROOT CANAL PREPARATION is available.
A partial denture intended for short-term use in a temporary or emergency situation.
The plan, delineation, and location of actual structural elements of dentures. The design can relate to retainers, stress-breakers, occlusal rests, flanges, framework, lingual or palatal bars, reciprocal arms, etc.
Alloys that contain a high percentage of gold. They are used in restorative or prosthetic dentistry.
One of a pair of irregularly shaped bones that form the upper jaw. A maxillary bone provides tooth sockets for the superior teeth, forms part of the ORBIT, and contains the MAXILLARY SINUS.
A plant species of the family POACEAE that is widely cultivated for its edible seeds.
The constricted part of the tooth at the junction of the crown and root or roots. It is often referred to as the cementoenamel junction (CEJ), the line at which the cementum covering the root of a tooth and the enamel of the tooth meet. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p530, p433)
Any restorative and replacement device that is used as a therapeutic aid in the treatment of periodontal disease. It is an adjunct to other forms of periodontal therapy and does not cure periodontal disease by itself. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 3d ed)
A partial denture attached to prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants by cementation.
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that activate PLANT ROOT NODULATION in leguminous plants. Members of this genus are nitrogen-fixing and common soil inhabitants.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria isolated from soil and the stems, leafs, and roots of plants. Some biotypes are pathogenic and cause the formation of PLANT TUMORS in a wide variety of higher plants. The species is a major research tool in biotechnology.
Specific alloys not less than 85% chromium and nickel or cobalt, with traces of either nickel or cobalt, molybdenum, and other substances. They are used in partial dentures, orthopedic implants, etc.
A plant family of the order Malvales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida of tropical trees.
A restoration designed to remain in service for not less than 20 to 30 years, usually made of gold casting, cohesive gold, or amalgam. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Procedures carried out with regard to the teeth or tooth structures preparatory to specified dental therapeutic and surgical measures.
An acquired or hereditary condition due to deficiency in the formation of tooth enamel (AMELOGENESIS). It is usually characterized by defective, thin, or malformed DENTAL ENAMEL. Risk factors for enamel hypoplasia include gene mutations, nutritional deficiencies, diseases, and environmental factors.
The force applied by the masticatory muscles in dental occlusion.
The wearing away of a tooth as a result of tooth-to-tooth contact, as in mastication, occurring only on the occlusal, incisal, and proximal surfaces. It is chiefly associated with aging. It is differentiated from TOOTH ABRASION (the pathologic wearing away of the tooth substance by friction, as brushing, bruxism, clenching, and other mechanical causes) and from TOOTH EROSION (the loss of substance caused by chemical action without bacterial action). (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p86)
A plant genus in the ANACARDIACEAE family known for the Pistachio nuts and for gum Mastic.
Macrocyclic compounds analogous to CROWN ETHERS but which lack any OXYGEN atoms.
A polymer obtained by reacting polyacrylic acid with a special anion-leachable glass (alumino-silicate). The resulting cement is more durable and tougher than others in that the materials comprising the polymer backbone do not leach out.
Usually inert substances added to a prescription in order to provide suitable consistency to the dosage form. These include binders, matrix, base or diluent in pills, tablets, creams, salves, etc.
Skills, techniques, standards, and principles used to improve the art and symmetry of the teeth and face to improve the appearance as well as the function of the teeth, mouth, and face. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p108)
Solid dosage forms, of varying weight, size, and shape, which may be molded or compressed, and which contain a medicinal substance in pure or diluted form. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A normal developing tooth which has not yet perforated the oral mucosa or one that fails to erupt in the normal sequence or time interval expected for the type of tooth in a given gender, age, or population group.
The retention of a denture in place by design, device, or adhesion.
Polysaccharides found in bacteria and in capsules thereof.
The hard portion of the tooth surrounding the pulp, covered by enamel on the crown and cementum on the root, which is harder and denser than bone but softer than enamel, and is thus readily abraded when left unprotected. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.
Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
Restorations of metal, porcelain, or plastic made to fit a cavity preparation, then cemented into the tooth. Onlays are restorations which fit into cavity preparations and overlay the occlusal surface of a tooth or teeth. Onlays are retained by frictional or mechanical factors.
The process of reuniting or replacing a broken or worn dental prosthesis or its part.
The relationship of all the components of the masticatory system in normal function. It has special reference to the position and contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth for the highest efficiency during the excursive movements of the jaw that are essential for mastication. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p556, p472)
Nicotine is highly toxic alkaloid. It is the prototypical agonist at nicotinic cholinergic receptors where it dramatically stimulates neurons and ultimately blocks synaptic transmission. Nicotine is also important medically because of its presence in tobacco smoke.
An adhesion procedure for orthodontic attachments, such as plastic DENTAL CROWNS. This process usually includes the application of an adhesive material (DENTAL CEMENTS) and letting it harden in-place by light or chemical curing.
A prosthesis that gains its support, stability, and retention from a substructure that is implanted under the soft tissues of the basal seat of the device and is in contact with bone. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Loss of the tooth substance by chemical or mechanical processes
High molecular weight polysaccharides present in the cell walls of all plants. Pectins cement cell walls together. They are used as emulsifiers and stabilizers in the food industry. They have been tried for a variety of therapeutic uses including as antidiarrheals, where they are now generally considered ineffective, and in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.
Poly-2-methylpropenoic acids. Used in the manufacture of methacrylate resins and plastics in the form of pellets and granules, as absorbent for biological materials and as filters; also as biological membranes and as hydrogens. Synonyms: methylacrylate polymer; poly(methylacrylate); acrylic acid methyl ester polymer.
A plant genus of the family BURSERACEAE used medicinally since ancient times. It is a source of salai guggal (the gum resin), boswellic acid (ursane type TRITERPENES), and FRANKINCENSE.
The teeth collectively in the dental arch. Dentition ordinarily refers to the natural teeth in position in their alveoli. Dentition referring to the deciduous teeth is DENTITION, PRIMARY; to the permanent teeth, DENTITION, PERMANENT. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
The act and process of chewing and grinding food in the mouth.
Hard, amorphous, brittle, inorganic, usually transparent, polymerous silicate of basic oxides, usually potassium or sodium. It is used in the form of hard sheets, vessels, tubing, fibers, ceramics, beads, etc.
The mechanical property of material that determines its resistance to force. HARDNESS TESTS measure this property.
Coloring, shading, or tinting of prosthetic components, devices, and materials.
Methods of preparing tissue specimens for visualization using an electron microscope, usually a scanning electron microscope. The methods involve the creation of exact copies of the specimens by making a mold or cast (i.e., replica) of the specimen.
The process of TOOTH formation. It is divided into several stages including: the dental lamina stage, the bud stage, the cap stage, and the bell stage. Odontogenesis includes the production of tooth enamel (AMELOGENESIS), dentin (DENTINOGENESIS), and dental cementum (CEMENTOGENESIS).
Devices, usually alloplastic, surgically inserted into or onto the jawbone, which support a single prosthetic tooth and serve either as abutments or as cosmetic replacements for missing teeth.
A plant genus of the family COMBRETACEAE. Members contain arjunin, an ellagitannin (TANNINS).
The 32 teeth of adulthood that either replace or are added to the complement of deciduous teeth. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of terminal, non-reducing beta-D-mannose residues in beta-D-mannosides. The enzyme plays a role in the lysosomal degradation of the N-glycosylprotein glycans. Defects in the lysosomal form of the enzyme in humans result in a buildup of mannoside intermediate metabolites and the disease BETA-MANNOSIDOSIS.
The visually perceived property of objects created by absorption or reflection of specific wavelengths of light.
Preparation of TOOTH surfaces, and of materials bonded to teeth or DENTAL IMPLANTS, with agents and methods which roughen the surface to facilitate adhesion. Agents include phosphoric or other acids (ACID ETCHING, DENTAL) and methods include LASERS.
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  • Removing excess gum tissue gingivetomy and reshaping the remaining gum tissue gingiveplasty, are efficient ways to reveal more of your teeth. (drsunildental.com)
  • If the access gum is covering much of the area of the teeth and there is access bone and tissue covering the root area, the surgery is performed to remove 1-2mm of access gum and a bone grinding is done on the front surface of the root by lifting the whole area of the gum from Pre-Molar to Pre-Molar and leaving enough bone to cover the root. (drsunildental.com)
  • These are surgical procedures to restore gum line by doing "connective tissue graft" by removing a thin piece of tissue from patient's palate, and then a tissue flap is made by extending from the recession site the adjacent teeth. (drsunildental.com)
  • Dental crown lengthening is a procedure that is performed to remove gum tissue from around a tooth in order to expose more of the tooth structure. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • At this point, the tooth decay will be carefully treated before the gum tissue is sutured back in place. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • If gum tissue needs to be removed during this procedure at all, then soft tissue grafting will be used to help rebuild some of the missing gumline. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • Crown lengthening is a simple procedure in which excess gum tissue is removed from the crown of the tooth. (prweb.com)
  • Gum contouring, or the removal of excess tissue and the implementing of gum grafts to replace lost tissues, is also available with Dr. Baradaran. (prweb.com)
  • In this situation, we would perform a tissue graft where we take a small section of gum tissue from the palate and add it to the area that is missing … Gum tissue will blend and grow and attach to the adjacent gum tissue," said Dr. Baradaran. (prweb.com)
  • Our smile line-the teeth that show when you smile-relies on several factors, including the size and shape of your teeth, your facial muscles, your gum tissue, and the shape and size of your lips. (wikipedia.org)
  • Altered active eruption: The teeth erupt correctly, but are covered with too much bone and gum tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Altered passive eruption: The teeth and bone are within normal parameters, but the teeth are covered with excessive gum tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upper jaw protrusion: During development of the jaw, the bone protrudes into the gum tissue, creating a gummy smile. (wikipedia.org)
  • Super-eruption of the top front teeth: When the lower jaw is smaller than the upper jaw, the top teeth drift lower, pulling the gum tissue with them. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, the upper teeth super-erupt, meaning they move down to come into contact with the lower teeth, bringing the gum tissue with them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depending on the shape of the anterior teeth, "black triangles" may develop in the area where there is labial or interproximal soft tissue recession following the gum lift. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gum grafting will strengthen the tissue surrounding the tooth, anchoring the tooth in and preventing a receding gum line. (perioartist.com)
  • Guided tissue bone regeneration regenerates the gum and bone tissue previously lost to periodontal disease. (perioartist.com)
  • Crown Lengthening involves adjusting the level of the gum tissue and bone around the tooth in question to create a new gum-to tooth relationship. (perioartist.com)
  • In healthy periodontium, the gingival margin is the fibrous tissue that encompasses the cemento-enamel junction, a line around the circumference of the tooth where the enamel surface of the crown meets the outer cementum layer of the root. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the age of forty and above normally gum recession starts to be noticed.This condition can leave your teeth exposed to bacteria that can then lead to more gum tissue loss. (articlealley.com)
  • Crown lengthening is a procedure that involves the removal of gum tissue, bone, or both to make a tooth appear longer. (articlealley.com)
  • Gum is a tissue of the jaws that environs the bases of the teeth. (articlealley.com)
  • Gum tissue concerns with crown and veneer placement. (animated-teeth.com)
  • Their color is reasonable, the gum tissue appears healthy. (animated-teeth.com)
  • Crown lengthening is an oral surgery treatment that involves removing excess gum tissue, and possibly some bone, around the upper teeth to make them look longer. (everydayhealth.com)
  • In some cases, removing gum tissue is all that is needed to expose more of the crown. (everydayhealth.com)
  • But if there is too much soft tissue and bone covering the crown, a tiny bit of bone may need to be taken out, too. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Your San Diego periodontist then makes sure the gum tissue securely attaches to the tooth. (safariandmd.com)
  • Gum tissue grafting may or may not be used, depending on how much damage was incurred by the disease on the gum tissue. (safariandmd.com)
  • This is the process of using soft tissue from anywhere in the mouth (usually gum tissue or tissue from the roof of the mouth) as a graft to attach to the receded gums due to pocket reduction or as a main consequence of gum disease. (safariandmd.com)
  • Instead of using scalpels and cutting tools to remove diseased gum tissue, the procedure uses a laser. (safariandmd.com)
  • Each of these graft types make use of gum tissue already present, which causes a minimal disturbance to the teeth and gums surrounding the treatment area. (prweb.com)
  • Soft tissue graft is a common treatment for receded gums. (dentist-manila.com)
  • Once the gum tissue has receded below the gum line, the defect is very visible. (dentist-manila.com)
  • The soft tissue graft includes getting a healthy gum tissue from another part of the mouth and grafting it to the selected tooth. (dentist-manila.com)
  • In some cases, these defects in the gum tissue are not caused by the periodontal disease. (dentist-manila.com)
  • This plaque is made from many types of bacteria in the mouth and when these bacteria feed off sugars and food particles in the mouth they produce waste that is toxic to gum tissue. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • This most advance stage of gum disease shows significant bone and tissue loss surrounding the teeth. (nyhq.org)
  • Problem: Too Much Gum Tissue. (southshoredentist.com)
  • A smile can look "gummy" when excessive gum tissue covers more of the enamel surface of a tooth's crown (upper portion) than normal. (southshoredentist.com)
  • This is a procedure in which gum tissue (and rarely but sometimes a small amount of bone tissue) is removed to expose more tooth surface. (southshoredentist.com)
  • Problem: Not Enough Gum Tissue. (southshoredentist.com)
  • There are various grafting procedures that can be used to cover exposed roots by moving gingival (gum) tissue from one site in the mouth to another. (southshoredentist.com)
  • This means that some teeth are covered by more gum tissue than others, which can make a smile seem off-kilter. (southshoredentist.com)
  • Gum tissue can be recontoured (reshaped) for a very pleasing effect with either conventional surgery or the newer dental laser technology. (southshoredentist.com)
  • Many patients with excess gum tissue may not experience negative health effects, but instead notice a lack of self-confidence that causes them to hide their smiles. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Oftentimes when chosen for aesthetic reasons it is due to a particularly gummy smile, or one where this excess gum tissue makes the teeth look small. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In order to find balance, some gum and bone tissue may be removed during the crown lengthening procedure to reveal more of the tooth and create an even and attractive smile. (bio-medicine.org)
  • A Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Dr. Sanchez is highly experienced providing cosmetic and functional crown lengthening treatment as well as other soft tissue treatments such as gum grafting for teeth that appear elongated. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Crown lengthening involves removing excess gum and bone tissue to expose more of a natural tooth. (healthpoint.co.nz)
  • Periodontists can treat this condition by folding back the gum tissue and removing the bacteria, plaque and calculus. (dentistry.com)
  • A free gingival graft lifts a strip of flesh from the roof lining of your mouth to sew onto your gum tissue. (dentistry.com)
  • More than likely though, your dentist periodontist will recommend a connective-tissue graft, in which connective tissue taken from under the roof lining of your mouth is removed to stitch onto the gum site. (dentistry.com)
  • A periodontist specialists might also opt for a pedicle graft - taking gum tissue from a more healthy gum site in your mouth and stitching it over a problem area. (dentistry.com)
  • Tissue Recontouring - Some periodontists call this procedure recontouring or tooth crown lengthening. (dentistry.com)
  • Periodontal Flap surgery involves the reflection of the gums and exposure of the bone to gain access to remove tartar, diseased tissue and defects of the bone. (vims.ac.in)
  • Grafting is a way to replace or help growth of new bone or gum tissue destroyed by the disease. (vims.ac.in)
  • During the procedure, the dentist starts by making small incisions in the gums to create a tissue "flap" that can be lifted out of the way. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • This exposes the underlying bone, which they then reshape to support the gum tissue once it's re-situated in its new position. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • It's also useful in some cases of "gummy smiles," in which too much of the gum tissue is visible in proportion to the tooth size. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • In order to qualify for dental implants, a patient with gum disease must first have the infected tissue cleaned. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Crown Lengthening and tissue recontouring procedures were performed on a tooth by tooth basis. (dental--health.com)
  • Patients can correct "gummy" smiles with this procedure that involves using a dental laser, or gum surgery to remove some gum tissue. (celebritydentist.com)
  • In this procedure, your gum tissue is removed from the bone and sutured into place. (celebritydentist.com)
  • From our facility in Englewood, New Jersey, our dental lasers services can reduce the amount of bacteria in both diseased gum tissue and in tooth cavities, helping to lessen infection risks. (englewooddental.com)
  • manage gum tissue during impressions for crowns. (englewooddental.com)
  • Periodontitis, which damages the bone and connective tissue that support the teeth, is a more serious form of gum disease. (umm.edu)
  • During a crown lengthening procedure, a dentist first numbs the area and then removes some of the gum tissue. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • These advanced treatment options use the power of pure light to remove decay, reshape gum tissue and clean teeth effectively. (mapleshadecenter.com)
  • Gum disease is one of the most common dental issues facing adults in the U.S. Also referred to as periodontal disease, this condition is caused by an infection that spreads through the gums and underlying tissue of the mouth and jaw. (mapleshadecenter.com)
  • A periodontist may perform the following procedures: simple and deep pocket cleanings, root planing, crown lengthening procedures, soft tissue and/or bone grafting, gingival or flap procedures, soft tissue recontouring or removal (gingivoplasty or gingivectomy), hard tissue recontouring (osteoplasty) and implant placement," said experts at WebMD.Com. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Excessive gum tissue can create a "gummy" smile, but the periodontist can perform a crown lengthening procedure to remove excess gum tissue and expose an ideal smile. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Such treatments could involve soft tissue or bone grafts to build up your gums and underlying jaw bone. (yourdentistryguide.com)
  • Your dentist will look for deep pockets, excessive or insufficient gum tissue, periodontal disease and bone density irregularities. (yourdentistryguide.com)
  • Contouring of the gum tissue to create balance and harmony in your smile. (yourdentistryguide.com)
  • This helps the veneer lay flat and in line with your gum tissue. (simpletooth.com)
  • Lasers are now used in some technologically-advanced dental practices on both hard (tooth) and soft (gum) tissue. (smilealaska.com)
  • Once finished, we suture the gum tissue back into place with self-dissolving sutures against the bone and tooth. (southshoredentist.com)
  • Crown lengthening is a common periodontal procedure performed to reduce excess or overgrown gum tissue, or enable restorative procedures. (perio-implant.com)
  • Gentle removal and sculpting of gingival (gum) tissue around the teeth creates a more favorable tooth-to-gum ratio and healthier smile. (perio-implant.com)
  • The periodontist peels away and surgically removes infected gum tissue surrounding the tooth, smooths uneven dental surfaces, and removes tartar before suturing healthy gum back onto the affected tooth. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Rostami adeptly performs a range of non surgical and surgical periodontal treatments, such as pocket reduction , regenerative surgery, crown lengthening, and soft tissue grafts. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Patients seek her expertise in a variety of cosmetic dentistry and gum treatments for the mouth, including dental implants, dental reconstruction, tooth extraction, aesthetic crown lengthening, periodontal pocket reduction , soft tissue grafts and more. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The teeth may be covered with too much gum tissue. (fishbeinperio.com)
  • During this procedure, excess gum and bone tissue are reshaped to expose more of the natural tooth. (fishbeinperio.com)
  • These surgical procedures use membranes to direct the growth of new bone and gingival tissue (gum) at sites with insufficient volumes of bone or gingiva for proper function, aesthetics or prosthetic restoration. (creativefeed.net.au)
  • It is a quick and relatively simple surgery in which a periodontist removes healthy gum tissue from the roof of the mouth and uses it to build the gum back up where it has receded. (redrockdental.org)
  • Because of their expertise in the soft tissues of the mouth, they are also often experts in soft-tissue cosmetic procedures, such as crown lengthening or gum lifts. (i-smiledental.com)
  • When your body detects plaque, tartar and bacteria in your mouth, instead of actively attacking the bacteria, your gum tissue will try to protect itself by backing away. (mcqdental.com)
  • As a consequence of periodontal disease and the unwanted build-up of excess bacteria, patients can often lose teeth or suffer from severe bone and gum tissue loss. (theperiospecialist.com)
  • Gum tissue loss, leading to a 'higher' gumline. (theperiospecialist.com)
  • LANAP stands for "Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure" and is a more effective, less invasive and much more comfortable dental treatment used by Dr. Burt to remove diseased gum tissue and encourage your gums to reattach and heal. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • Once gum graft surgery is completed, the soft tissue surrounding your teeth can begin to naturally regenerate, restoring your healthy smile. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • One of the most common occurrences of excess gum tissue seen today is typically associated with youngsters and teenagers wearing orthodontic appliances. (thelongislandperiodontist.com)
  • Certain medications can also accelerate the growth of unwanted gum tissue (e.g., diabetic medications, seizure meds, etc.) while for other patients a gummy smile can be a natural endowment of familial genetics. (thelongislandperiodontist.com)
  • The experienced gum laser specialist (periodontist, cosmetic laser dentist) routinely assesses the need for this type of hard tissue modification, producing very natural results. (thelongislandperiodontist.com)
  • As the gum tissue comes into contact with the spreading plaque and calculus, the infection intensifies. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • The procedure is quick and gums can be lowered or raised depending on the need. (drsunildental.com)
  • This is a procedure that can be used to remove excess pigment on the gums. (prweb.com)
  • Now that you have got your gum surgery procedure out of the way, you want to make sure that your gums don't regress to the same condition again. (steadyhealth.com)
  • A gum lift (also known as gingivectomy) is a cosmetic dental procedure that raises and sculpts the gum line. (wikipedia.org)
  • This procedure is typically done to reduce excessively gummy smiles or to balance out an asymmetrical gum line. (wikipedia.org)
  • The procedure, also known as crown-lengthening, has historically been used to treat gum disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Yu frequently treats All-on-4™ Procedure, Bone Grafting, and Crown Lengthening. (healthgrades.com)
  • Also known as a gum lift, this cosmetic dentistry procedure can beautify your smile by exposing more of your teeth. (everydayhealth.com)
  • It's a common procedure performed by dentists and periodontists, or gum specialists. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Although crown lengthening is a common and safe procedure, it does involve surgery, which always has risks. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Also known as Gingival Flap Surgery, a pocket reduction is a procedure where the oral surgeon folds back the affected gums and removes the accumulated bacteria. (safariandmd.com)
  • Also often referred to as regeneration procedure, bone grafting is inserting small bone grafts and membranes to (a) replace the bone lost to gum disease, and (b) make sure the gum flap pulled back for pocket reduction grows back perfectly well and snugly around the tooth. (safariandmd.com)
  • While this is known as a gum disease treatment, it is also widely used as a cosmetic procedure. (safariandmd.com)
  • Compared to the usual types of gum surgeries, laser gum surgery is a minimally invasive procedure alternative to pocket reduction. (safariandmd.com)
  • The application of a graft to the gums is a straightforward procedure that takes place in Dr. Rabalais' office. (prweb.com)
  • Thanks to the rapid recovery time associated with these new procedures, patients receiving grafts to treat receding gums are likely to experience less pain following the procedure, and they have a good chance of resuming normal activity soon afterwards. (prweb.com)
  • Dr. Rabalais is part of one percent of dental professionals providing the most recent FDA cleared laser procedure for gum disease and periodontal treatment. (prweb.com)
  • Crown lengthening is another procedure that sometimes is also done for cosmetic reasons. (dentist-manila.com)
  • Our highly skilled team will assess your need for a crown, bridge, implant or other procedure to restore or improve your smile. (1stdentist.com)
  • This procedure replaces the gums that have shifted down exposing the root of the tooth. (vims.ac.in)
  • Sometimes the tooth breaks all the way to the bone, and a crown-lengthening procedure is necessary. (rxlist.com)
  • A dentist will perform an odontoplasty as part of a crown lengthening procedure. (colgate.com)
  • The initial steps leading up to the installation of your new crown will be similar whether you get a crown in one day or you go through the multi-day procedure. (healthline.com)
  • One type of crown that's commonly used in a same-day procedure is a crown made of very strong ceramic that's known as a CEREC crown . (healthline.com)
  • 2016-03-31T18:58:06-04:00 Crown lengthening is a common surgical procedure to expose a greater amount of tooth structure for adequately restoring a tooth. (prismadental.com)
  • One way to make it less difficult is to perform a crown lengthening procedure. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • Because crown lengthening often involves removing some of the bone and is thus irreversible, you should discuss this procedure with your dentist in depth beforehand. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • Bonding can be the least invasive cosmetic dental procedure as compared to dental veneers or dental crowns. (celebritydentist.com)
  • Crown Lengthening A surgical procedure designed to expose a greater amount of the tooth structure. (celebritydentist.com)
  • If your dentist has recommended crown lengthening, you should expect to pay between $1000 and $4000 for a total mouth procedure. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • Your dentist may suggest crown lengthening or the use of laser to resize the gums which is a painless and fast healing procedure. (beautyandgroomingtips.com)
  • In this case, we would need to perform a common procedure known as crown lengthening to expose more of the tooth. (southshoredentist.com)
  • Crown lengthening is a minor surgical procedure performed with local anesthesia to numb the tooth, surrounding gum tissues and supporting bone. (southshoredentist.com)
  • In this procedure, we will implant a titanium rod under the gums and secure it to the jawbone. (drcharvet.com)
  • We will only need to remove a small portion of the enamel prior to the bonding procedure, making veneers less invasive than placing dental crowns. (drcharvet.com)
  • In this procedure, a dental crown is placed on the two teeth that surround the missing one. (simpletooth.com)
  • This procedure can be used in two distinct ways: either to lengthen the appearance of a tooth to create a more balanced smile, or to expose a damaged portion of a tooth that is located below the gum line. (planocosmeticdentist.com)
  • We can correct this by performing the periodontal plastic surgery procedure, crown lengthening . (fishbeinperio.com)
  • The crown lengthening procedure is a common surgical procedure performed by a periodontist. (creativefeed.net.au)
  • Crown Lengthening is a surgical procedure exposing more tooth for restorative purposes by apically positioning the the gingival margin and removing supporting bone. (redrockdental.org)
  • Scaling and root planing is a deep dental cleaning procedure Dr. McQueen performs to treat patients with current or developing gum disease. (mcqdental.com)
  • If necessary, Dr. McQueen will perform a crown lengthening procedure to extend the size or height of a portion of your tooth to better stabilize your dental crown. (mcqdental.com)
  • Gum grafting is a common periodontal procedure performed at South Shore Dentistry. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • This procedure is commonly used to treat gum recession. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • If the tooth is too long, when smile too much, the teeth is shown or too much gum receding from aggressive brushing, grinding or periodontal disease which leads to sensitivity to hot and cold liquid drinks. (drsunildental.com)
  • It was found that the 12-hour old plaque is harmless to the teeth and gums. (steadyhealth.com)
  • The graft and lengthening procedures performed by Dr. Rabalais address both esthetic and medical concerns related to the health of teeth and gums. (prweb.com)
  • Maintaining good dental hygiene is the foundation for healthy teeth and gums. (1stdentist.com)
  • They educate patients to maintain healthy teeth and gums and diagnose and treat problems of the teeth, gums and mouth. (healthpoint.co.nz)
  • Periodontal mechanoreceptors (PMRs), which are present in the periodontal ligament, make teeth sensitive to low forces (1 to 4 N). While Prettau ® Zirconia can be used to create natural-looking crowns and other restorations, its unique qualities make it perfect for creating a full arch of life-like teeth and gums. (boudewijndegroot.nl)
  • By opting for these advanced dental solutions, you can enjoy the greatest degree of confidence when dealing with minor and major issues affecting your teeth and gums. (mapleshadecenter.com)
  • In order to treat periodontal disease and the damage it has inflicted on teeth and gums, they offer crown lengthening, gum recession, pocket reduction , bone grafting, and more. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A qualified periodontist is able to provide a management and treatment plan for almost any recurring issue impacting your teeth and gums. (creativefeed.net.au)
  • Has Periodontitis eroded your teeth and gums? (theperiospecialist.com)
  • Generally, to begin your first visit, Dr. Malakov will perform a thorough examination of your teeth and gums, in order to check for any signs of gum-line recession, bacterial issues, a proper 'bite', the health of the jawbone and the strength of your teeth overall. (theperiospecialist.com)
  • In addition, he will use a probe to examine the distance between your teeth and gums, in order to determine the overall depth of the spaces known as periodontal pockets - this allows us to ensure your overall health and wellness, as the larger these spaces, the more bacteria is present. (theperiospecialist.com)
  • Periodontist Ricardo Raschkovsky , DDS, MS, Beverly Hills, practices a full scope of periodontics with expertise ranging from dental implants to cosmetic periodontal surgery, gum grafting and crown lengthening. (perioartist.com)
  • After the area is numbed, the dentist or periodontist makes small cuts to pull the gums away from the teeth and remove excess gum. (everydayhealth.com)
  • With crown lengthening, your periodontist corrects the overgrowth of the gum tissues that cover the teeth. (safariandmd.com)
  • Local periodontist Murray L. Rabalais, DDS is now offering a number of cutting-edge gum graft treatments to patients with receding gums and other forms of periodontal disease. (prweb.com)
  • More information on gum disease and the available treatments can be found on the Progressive Periodontics website at http://www.louisiana-periodontist.com . (prweb.com)
  • As I am a periodontist who also does crowns (not-limited to periodontics) I can only speak from personal experience. (healthtap.com)
  • Periodontist, Dr. Andres Sanchez, welcomes new patients from Minneapolis, MN with a gummy smile for custom crown lengthening treatment at his Eden Prairie, MN practice. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Crown lengthening is best performed by a periodontist who specializes in treatments related to the gums. (bio-medicine.org)
  • All dentists learn the basics of gum cleanings, but your DDS may refer you to a periodontist if you need a deep cleaning or more serious gum treatment . (dentistry.com)
  • With GTR, a dentist periodontist could insert a membrane in between the gum and eroded bone, which prevents the gum from growing into the empty space. (dentistry.com)
  • A crown lengthening, performed by a periodontist, is a method used to expose more of a tooth by surgically removing bone, gum or both. (colgate.com)
  • After administering a local anesthetic, the periodontist will expose tooth roots and the surrounding bone by making cuts in the gums. (colgate.com)
  • It's typically performed in a dental office with local anesthesia by a general dentist or a periodontist, a specialist in the gums. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • Jacksonville, FL Periodontist, Dr. Richard E. Aguila, Removes Gum Disease with Laser Gum Surgery Prior to Placing Denta. (bio-medicine.org)
  • For dental problems that involve the gums and bones of the teeth, visit a periodontist. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Beverly Hills Periodontist, Dr. Ricardo Raschkovsky, is a leading provider of Dental Implants and the treatment of Gum Disease to residents of Beverly Hills and surrounding communities. (perioartist.com)
  • In many cases, patients are referred to a periodontist from their general dentist or doctor, due to some advanced form of periodontal gum disease. (theperiospecialist.com)
  • A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide variety of oral health concerns, particularly periodontal gum disease. (theperiospecialist.com)
  • We were able to add length to her teeth with porcelain veneers and lift her gum line with crown lengthening surgery. (smilesny.com)
  • We've specified the placement of crowns with this case, as opposed to porcelain veneers. (animated-teeth.com)
  • Porcelain veneers are partial crowns that cover only the front and biting edge of teeth. (medicinenet.com)
  • In this case, veneers and crowns have been used to correct multiple problems including chipped teeth, an uneven gum line, and tooth discoloration. (rxlist.com)
  • The treatment was finished off with new crowns and veneers. (harleystreetdentalstudio.com)
  • In reality, we can provide possible treatments such as dental implants, dental bonding, dental crowns, dental veneers, dental bridges and more to help repair the appearance and functionality of the tooth. (drcharvet.com)
  • Full mouth reconstruction typically involves general or restorative dentists (performing procedures like crowns, bridges and veneers), and can incorporate dental specialists like periodontists (specializing in the gums), oral surgeons, orthodontists (specializing in tooth movements and positions) and endodontists (specializing in the tooth pulp). (yourdentistryguide.com)
  • The condition of your teeth will determine what restorative procedures may be needed, such as porcelain veneers or full-coverage crowns, inlays or onlays, bridges or implants restored with a crown. (yourdentistryguide.com)
  • Preparation (reduction) of your natural tooth structure so crowns, bridges or veneers can be placed. (yourdentistryguide.com)
  • These include gum care, root canal treatment, fillings crowns and veneers. (lookuppage.com)
  • Along with contouring, crown lengthening and lip lowering, Dr. Baradaran also offers gingival pigmentation removal. (prweb.com)
  • It is advised that a reduction in gingival pockets around the teeth not be measured before three months from the completion of gum surgery because that is how long it takes for the entire periodontal structures to reform and adapt. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Where a patient presents with an unsightly gummy smile due to too much gingival coverage of tooth crown, especially the upper front incisors Where there is overgrowth of the gum due to oral hygiene issues, drug usage, or hereditary medical condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • The gum graft treatments currently offered by Dr. Rabalais include gingival grafts, pedicle grafts and coronal grafts. (prweb.com)
  • Aesthetic crown lengthening or gingival contouring can correct an uneven gum line and an unsteady self-conscious. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The crown lengthening, gingival reshaping and recontouring treatments were performed shortly before orthodontic treatment ended to assure a great looking cosmetic result after the braces are removed. (dental--health.com)
  • Gingival overgrowth or the appearance of it that is associated with developmental or maturational events (rather than medication events, for example) oftentimes have a minor need for modifying the bone structure or edges at the gum line (Cemento Enamel Junction). (thelongislandperiodontist.com)
  • Crow lengthening may be required when your tooth needs a new crown, or for cosmetic purposes to correct a "gummy" smile. (perioartist.com)
  • If you're bothered by a "gummy" smile or teeth that you feel are too small, you may want to consider crown lengthening . (everydayhealth.com)
  • An esthetic crown lengthening can be used to treat a "gummy" smile - where the gum line extends too far down the surface of the tooth. (prweb.com)
  • To learn more about crown lengthening treatment and correct a gummy smile in Minneapolis, MN, patients are invited to Dr. Sanchez's practice, PerioWest, for a custom consultation. (bio-medicine.org)
  • This is a fix for a 'gummy' smile which occurs when too much gum or bone make your teeth look too small. (dentistry.com)
  • The gummy smile might come from malocclusion (bad bite and jaw development) or problems in the way your teeth erupt from the gums. (dentistry.com)
  • Mia had a gummy smile, showing excess gum. (harleystreetdentalstudio.com)
  • If you have an extremely "gummy" smile, an oral care specialist can correct it with extensive gum reduction. (celebritydentist.com)
  • Someone may have a gum line that is uneven or have a "gummy" smile. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • A gummy smile is one where the gums outsize the teeth, making your teeth appear shorter and the gums more prominent. (beautyandgroomingtips.com)
  • If the gums are covering much of the area of the teeth, a simple surgery is performed to remove 1-2mm of the access gum to increase the length of the teeth. (drsunildental.com)
  • When you visit our oral surgery center in Scottsdale, AZ, we will discuss your candidacy for dental crown lengthening or any other viable treatments. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • Is Gum Surgery Painful? (steadyhealth.com)
  • Getting gum surgery done sounds scarier than it actually is. (steadyhealth.com)
  • We outline exactly what you can expect during gum surgery in this article. (steadyhealth.com)
  • This is especially true for gum surgery. (steadyhealth.com)
  • In fact, gum treatment ranging from simple bleeding gums treatment to invasive gum surgery involving the use of artificial bone grafts is all absolutely painless. (steadyhealth.com)
  • How is gum surgery performed? (steadyhealth.com)
  • Before the actual date of the gum surgery, the dentist will do a thorough clinical examination, record any relevant medical history, and order a few x-rays [ 1 ] to check the status of the bone underneath. (steadyhealth.com)
  • All the information gathered should provide the gum surgeon a clear idea of the extent of the surgery. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Unlike other procedures like a root canal or an extraction where pain can sometimes appear after the effects of the anesthesia have worn off, healing after gum surgery is almost always uneventful. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Flossing is something that your dentists asks you to avoid for a few months after the gum surgery has been performed. (steadyhealth.com)
  • A lot of people find it counter-intuitive but while flossing is excellent as bleeding gums treatment, it may cause minor injuries to the gums and delay the healing process after surgery. (steadyhealth.com)
  • For people with advanced gum disease, it is imperative that they get a scaling done every three months for the first year after gum surgery . (steadyhealth.com)
  • If it can be corrected, this surgery must be carried out prior to the gum lift. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cosmetic periodontal surgery is an incomparable option when looking to restore and hide unattractive and highly sensitive root surfaces, while ultimately preventing future gum recession. (perioartist.com)
  • Crown lengthening involves oral surgery performed under local anesthesia. (everydayhealth.com)
  • After the surgery is completed, the gums are washed with sterile salt water and stitched up. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Chronic pain may occur after the gum surgery involving grafts, though it can be managed with painkillers. (identalhub.com)
  • Gum surgery may be necessary. (safariandmd.com)
  • There are different kinds of gum surgery, each one designed to correct the damage done by severe gum disease, but also to correct for aesthetic purposes. (safariandmd.com)
  • The periodontal plastic surgery treatments available from Dr. Rabalais include esthetic crown lengthening and functional crown lengthening. (prweb.com)
  • Crown lengthening surgery is done when a tooth needs to be fixed with a crown. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Some patients that have periodontal disease might need gum surgery. (dentist-manila.com)
  • Gum surgery is indicated for patients that have advanced periodontal disease that does not respond to non-surgical treatment. (dentist-manila.com)
  • There are different types of gum surgery: flap surgery (pocket reduction), regeneration/bone graft surgery, mucogingival surgery, crown lengthening surgery and more. (dentist-manila.com)
  • Gum surgery is the ideal solution for patients affected by periodontal disease. (dentist-manila.com)
  • Proper non-surgical treatment will help with the recovery, but gum surgery will be necessary in most cases too. (dentist-manila.com)
  • Whatever your cosmetic gum surgery needs may be, the procedures are routine and predictable - and they can work wonders for your smile! (southshoredentist.com)
  • If you have any questions about cosmetic gum surgery, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation. (southshoredentist.com)
  • Flap surgery is combined with the placement of various natural and artificial bone products, where the tooth has been severely weakened by bone loss by gum disease. (vims.ac.in)
  • Osseous Surgery is a type of surgery that reshapes the defects in the bone caused due to gum disease. (vims.ac.in)
  • Technically, one would call that that "Ceramic All on 4 Implants" and can substitute any number of zirconia implant on the full arch all the way to "Zirconia All on 10 Metal-Free Full-Arch Implant Prosthetic" And the answer is, the entire surgery, every single implant component and … This a case where a maxillary lateral incisor had undergone two rounds of root canal therapy and an attempt at crown lengthening. (boudewijndegroot.nl)
  • Specifically, this retrospective clinical analysis evaluates the healing response after crown lengthening surgery (CLS). (dentalxp.com)
  • Crown lengthening, or gum contouring, is a common surgery that lifts the gum line on the upper teeth. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • Sometimes the surgery is more affordable because a filling or crown can treat the tooth decay. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • Laser gum surgery can reduce the degree of the infection and limit the damage caused by severe periodontal disease. (mapleshadecenter.com)
  • Dr. Raschkovsky also specializes in Laser Gum Surgery and Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery, including Gum Grafting, Bone Regeneration and Crown Lengthening. (perioartist.com)
  • Laser gum surgery is safe for people with health conditions that may not otherwise be able to receive treatment, and the use of lasers significantly reduces the recurrence of disease within the gums. (carolinacosmeticdental.com)
  • Gum Grafts are a type of dental surgery performed to correct the effects of gum recession. (redrockdental.org)
  • In other cases, where there are issues with the gums, surgery might be necessary. (theperiospecialist.com)
  • This usually is a sign of gum disease, also known as gingivitis. (colgate.com)
  • Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and one of the most common conditions affecting the oral cavity. (colgate.com)
  • Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease, that appears as an inflammation of the gum line. (colgate.com)
  • The three stages of gum disease - from least to most severe - are gingivitis, periodontitis and advanced periodontitis. (colgate.com)
  • Bleeding gums treatment is usually provided to people suffering from gingivitis and that is the stage just before deep-rooted gum disease starts to set in. (steadyhealth.com)
  • It all starts with gingivitis and swollen gums. (dentist-manila.com)
  • Early stages of gum disease begin in the simple form of gingivitis, with more advanced stages leading to severe periodontal disease and tooth loss. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Paired with poor oral hygiene, diabetes can lead to gingivitis, the first stage of periodontal disease, or to periodontitis, severe gum disease. (nyhq.org)
  • With gingivitis, the mildest form of periodontal disease, the gums are likely to become red, swollen, and tender, causing them to bleed easily during daily cleanings and flossing. (nyhq.org)
  • Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease characterised by red, swollen (inflamed) gums that may bleed when teeth are cleaned. (healthpoint.co.nz)
  • Gingivitis, which causes lesions (inflammatory abnormalities) that affect the gums, is a milder form of gum disease. (umm.edu)
  • Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gingiva, or gums. (umm.edu)
  • This person treats gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and periodontitis (gum and bone disease). (selfgrowth.com)
  • If you have been diagnosed with or are concerned you might have gingivitis, Dr. McQueen offers a range of treatments to reverse or stop gum disease's progression. (mcqdental.com)
  • It is a severe condition that simply begins as gingivitis but ultimately leads to the destruction of gum attachment, bone and results in tooth loss if left untreated. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Bleeding during brushing or flossing that persists for more than two weeks is a sign of gum infection such as periodontitis or more advanced gingivitis. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Gum recession can also occur by using hard toothbrush. (drsunildental.com)
  • If patients already have gum recession, a soft toothbrush is recommended to use. (drsunildental.com)
  • To restore the gum line to its normal position, first of all the possible causes of gum recession must be dealt with. (drsunildental.com)
  • The gums can become red, tender and swollen and bleeding gums can also be associated with bad breath, recession and tooth sensitivity. (colgate.com)
  • If your teeth constantly ache when eating hot or cold foods, you may be developing gum recession. (perioartist.com)
  • When gum recession occurs, gum grafting may be an option. (perioartist.com)
  • Gum recession often results in root sensitivity to hot and cold foods as well as an unsightly appearance of the gum and tooth. (perioartist.com)
  • Gum recession, the shrinking back of the gums from the teeth, can cause such exposure in areas normally covered by the gums. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • Cosmetic periodontal procedures are a conventional way to cover unsightly, sensitive, or exposed root surfaces and to prevent future gum recession. (fishbeinperio.com)
  • It is used to cover unattractive tooth roots, reduce gum recession, and protect the roots from decay and eventual loss. (fishbeinperio.com)
  • For more information about crown lengthening , gum grafting , and bone grafting , please refer to the information below. (fishbeinperio.com)
  • Bone grafting following tooth loss can preserve the socket/ridge and minimize gum and bone collapse. (fishbeinperio.com)
  • However, a crown lengthening procedures is actually pretty common. (colgate.com)
  • The practice of cosmetic gum lifts was first developed in the late 1980s, but there were few oral surgeons and dental practitioners available to perform the procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Murray L. Rabalais of Progressive Periodontics advances the treatment of gum disease and related conditions with minimally invasive gum graft procedures. (prweb.com)
  • These procedures help correct receding gums and other gum-related health conditions. (prweb.com)
  • Due to the nature of lengthening procedures, recovery time is longer than that associated with gum graft treatments. (prweb.com)
  • The aim of this research project is emphasize the benefit of the digital workflow compared to conventional impressions and crown processing with standard la procedures. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Dentists use a number of procedures to stimulate the regeneration of gum tissues. (dentist-manila.com)
  • If you feel the appearance of your gums is in any way detracting from the appeal of your smile, we can help with a variety of in-office surgical procedures. (southshoredentist.com)
  • A general dentist performs the majority of dental procedures such as tooth extractions, fillings, creating crowns, bridges and dentures, root canals, teeth whitening, minor orthodontic and minor periodontic work. (healthpoint.co.nz)
  • These surgical procedures are aimed at enhancing the cosmetic appearance of the mouth by coverage of the exposed tooth root, reconstruction of gums lost between the teeth. (vims.ac.in)
  • remove or reshape excess gum and bone tissues during crown lengthening procedures. (englewooddental.com)
  • Laser procedures are also used to treat issues with the gums and soft tissues of the mouth. (mapleshadecenter.com)
  • We specialize in conservative and surgical treatment of gum disease including cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, as well as dental implants that can replace single or multiple missing teeth. (angieslist.com)
  • Specializing in a variety of cosmetic enhancement procedures, both surgical and non-invasive, Dr. Malakov has got the knowledge and the experience to help improve your gum and bone health today! (theperiospecialist.com)
  • Through the Pinhole Surgical Technique, receding gums are stabilized without using traditional surgical procedures such as cutting, grafting and stitching. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • Periodontitis occurs when the gum tissues separate from the tooth and sulcus, forming periodontal pockets. (umm.edu)
  • Periodontitis is a bacterial infection of the gums, bone and periodontal ligament. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Gum disease can be a complication of tooth decay, and progress to a more serious condition called periodontitis. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • Periodontitis is also known as periodontal disease or an advanced stage of gum disease. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Receded Gums - As periodontitis advances, the gums become detached from the teeth and creep down the surface of the roots, leaving exposed root surfaces. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • They may secure different types of restorations: single crowns, bridgework or dentures by different means. (prismadental.com)
  • The prosthodontist uses artificial teeth (dentures), gold crowns (caps), or ceramic crowns to replace the missing or extracted teeth. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Dentures in 23455 For seniors, it is imperative that gum. (jimrutledgedds.com)
  • Simple things like brushing twice a day, using an antibacterial mouthwash prescribed by the dentist, and getting a professional cleaning done at regular intervals are all that is required to fight gum disease [ 9 ]. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Crown lengthening has been used by dentists for years to improve dental health , but it's recently been gaining popularity as a cosmetic dentistry technique," says Kimberly Harms, DDS, a dentist in Farmington, Minn., and consumer advisor for the American Dental Association. (everydayhealth.com)
  • When there is not enough solid tooth structure above the bone level to have a crown , the dentist will remove several millimeters of bone so that the crown will fit correctly. (healthtap.com)
  • My current dentist suggests that from my X-rays that I am not as the available gum space is too small, from what I can remember it measured roughly 3mm on the left and 3.5mm on the right. (cosmeticdentistryguide.co.uk)
  • Dentist recommend a crown lengthening and an onlay. (healthtap.com)
  • The cost of getting a crown can vary widely depending on the materials used and the expertise of the dentist and lab technician. (rxlist.com)
  • Occasionally, a temporary crown will purposely be left on for a prolonged period of time by the dentist to make sure it becomes free of pain or other symptoms. (rxlist.com)
  • A Thorough Cleaning - a dental hygienist or dentist will scrape along and below the gum line to remove built-up plaque and tartar that can cause gum disease, cavities, bad breath and other problems. (colgate.com)
  • If you need gum disease treatment, Denver area gum disease dentist, Dr. Lyons offers extensive experience. (1stsedationdentist.com)
  • Depending on the type of material that's best suited for your needs, you may be a candidate for a same-day crown installation , or your dentist may fit your new crown over two appointments. (healthline.com)
  • Your dentist can inject a temporary numbing agent into your gum so you won't feel pain. (healthline.com)
  • Your dentist will make an impression of your tooth and the surrounding area, which will be sent to a lab so a crown can be manufactured to fit the exact space. (healthline.com)
  • Next, your dentist will place a temporary crown on top of your tooth. (healthline.com)
  • It's meant to protect your vulnerable tooth until your dentist can install the permanent crown. (healthline.com)
  • Your dentist will choose a dental cement that's appropriate for the type of crown you're receiving and the location, since that can affect the amount of stress the crown must withstand. (healthline.com)
  • The dentist will apply a uniform layer of cement to the inside of the crown. (healthline.com)
  • Then your dentist will carefully fit the crown onto your tooth. (healthline.com)
  • If you're a "let's get this over with" kind of person, here's some good news: If your dentist offers same-day crowns, you only have to show up once to get your new crown made and installed. (healthline.com)
  • First, local anesthesia is placed in the area, then the specialist proceeds to remove the necessary amount of gum for the dentist to be able to place a crown or filling. (prismadental.com)
  • The dentist then sutures the gums back in place. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • Last year I had the dentist do one crown in the left front, as well as touch up the 8 teeth remaining in the front. (boudewijndegroot.nl)
  • People who have tooth decay below the gum line may need crown lengthening to expose more of the tooth and allow the dentist to place a filling. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • Removing some of the gum raises the gum line and allows the dentist to repair the tooth. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • Your dentist can discuss with you if crown lengthening is right for your child. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • Depending on the condition of the tooth, the crown may then be sealed temporarily to guard against recontamination, or the tooth may be left open to drain, or the dentist may go right ahead and fill the canals. (alphadictionary.com)
  • Diabetes is not only a risk factor for gum disease, but untreated gum disease may make diabetes worse. (colgate.com)
  • Left untreated, gum disease can cause bleeding or tender gums, receding gum lines, loose teeth, and bad breath. (mapleshadecenter.com)
  • For treatments related to tooth decay, the soft tissues will be carefully peeled back to expose more of the crown and root of the tooth. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • For more information about crown lengthening as well as other important dental care treatments such as Scottsdale dental implants , we encourage you to contact our practice today. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • Unlike many cosmetic dentistry treatments, crown lengthening only needs to be done once, with no requirement for touch-ups down the road. (everydayhealth.com)
  • A functional crown lengthening may be performed in conjunction with other restorative or cosmetic treatments, often as a preparation for later crown or bridge work. (prweb.com)
  • Crown lengthening treatments are used to reshape the gums and provide more secure attachments for dental appliances. (mapleshadecenter.com)
  • Once the incisions have been given, the surgeon will pull back the gum tissues and gain access to the roots as well as the bone that surrounds the tooth. (steadyhealth.com)
  • The supporting tissues are known as the periodontium , which includes the gingiva (gums), alveolar bone , cementum , and the periodontal ligament . (wikipedia.org)
  • When the disease is advanced, the infected areas under the gums will be cleaned, and the tissues will then be reshaped or replaced. (nyhq.org)
  • A bone graft is used to recreate bone and soft supporting tissues lost due to gum disease. (vims.ac.in)
  • This disease affects the tissues that offer support to the teeth, which are the gums and bone around the area. (prismadental.com)
  • The adjacent preoperative treatment photo represents the extent to which our patient's gum tissues had grown over the course of his treatment. (dental--health.com)
  • remove inflamed gum tissues and reduce the amount of bacteria within a periodontal pocket. (englewooddental.com)
  • Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gum and tissues that surround and support the teeth. (umm.edu)
  • While the gum tissues may appear to be healed after a week, we typically wait six to eight weeks to perform the final crown restoration to give the tissues time to fully mature. (southshoredentist.com)
  • The LANAP method is a laser gum disease treatment designed to help your body regrow the tissues and bone you have lost due to gum disease. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • Gum disease is caused by the bacteria that naturally occurs in the mouth and also causes tooth decay. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • When a person has gum disease, the gum will recede from around the tooth, allowing bacteria to access spaces beneath the patient's normal gumline. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • Bleeding gums can be caused by the bacteria from this plaque/tartar formation causing inflammation which results in bleeding gums. (colgate.com)
  • You'll want to get that tartar off because if you don't then any tartar that forms above the gum line will attract bacteria and put you at a much greater risk of developing gum disease. (safariandmd.com)
  • In less serious cases, where the gums are not irreversible and deeply damaged by plaque and bacteria build up, cleaning by rooting and scaling or laser therapy may work. (safariandmd.com)
  • If the proper measures are not taken, these bacteria spread below the gum line and lead to more serious complications as they can eventually destroy the supporting bone structure that holds teeth in place. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • In addition, if diabetes is poorly controlled, higher glucose levels in the mouth fluids will encourage the growth of bacteria that can cause gum disease. (nyhq.org)
  • When applied to the gums, it will harden and slowly dissolve, helping the medicine reach and kill even the most well-hidden periodontal bacteria below the gum line. (planocosmeticdentist.com)
  • Scaling and root planning is necessary to remove the tarter around the portion of the root above and below the gums to achieve a smooth surface, remove the bacteria causing the inflammation and to achieve optimal oral health and prevent gum disease. (riverbenddental.ca)
  • Scaling is the process of cleaning tartar & plaque from teeth under the gums & root planing describes smoothing those same surfaces so bacteria doesn't as easily stick to them. (i-smiledental.com)
  • Gum Grafts - Have sensitive teeth? (dentistry.com)
  • Periodontal Diseasehttp://www.periodonticsdentalimplants.com/January 2, 2012 Dr. Hanookai provides Dental Implants, Treatment of Periodontal Disease, Gum Grafts, Gum Whitening, Bone Augmentations, Crown Lengthening and Cosmetic Dentistry.Our first priority has always been patient safety and comfort. (slideshare.net)
  • The part of the tooth that is visible in the mouth, above the gum line on lower teeth and below the gum line on upper teeth, is called the clinical crown . (medicinenet.com)
  • Because these areas are usually more vulnerable to infection when exposed, cavities can develop at or right below the gum line. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • Scaling involves scraping tartar from above and below the gum line. (umm.edu)
  • Gum disease is an inflammation of the gum line that can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. (colgate.com)
  • Some people suffer from gum inflammation that causes the gums to be proliferated and to cover a part of the crown. (dentist-manila.com)
  • Gum disease is the generic term used to describe the presence of inflammation, infection, change of color and active disease conditions in the gums that surround the teeth. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Periodontists undergo an additional three years of training in periodontics, specializing in gum disease, oral inflammation & dental implants. (i-smiledental.com)
  • Gum disease is an inflammation of your gum line. (mcqdental.com)
  • Inflammation of your gums can be a serious condition, which is why it's vital to get regular dental exams from McQueen Dental. (mcqdental.com)
  • If this is the case, gum grafting is a plausible option that you should consider. (perioartist.com)
  • Dr. Rabalais performs gum grafting at both his Houma and New Iberia, LA offices. (prweb.com)
  • Solution: Gum Grafting. (southshoredentist.com)
  • He also performs gum grafting, crown lengthening and minimally invasive pinhole gum rejuvenation to create aesthetically pleasing smiles. (njmonthly.com)
  • This method provides permanent results, while simple gum contouring may result in relapse or regrowth of the gingiva. (wikipedia.org)
  • When a tooth has a cavity or fracture that involves half the width of the tooth or more, it needs to be covered with a crown. (rxlist.com)
  • If you visit McQueen Dental every six months for your routine dental cleaning, you know it involves scaling your teeth and gum line to remove plaque and tartar, and polishing to remove stains and smooth the tooth's surface. (mcqdental.com)
  • Some patients have gums that have not receded after the permanent tooth erupts, while other have lips that allows a lot of gums to show when a person smile. (drsunildental.com)
  • Gum Lift can make a huge difference in the appearance giving the patient a truly beautiful and winning smile. (drsunildental.com)
  • Gum is then stitched back and healing time will be 3-4 weeks to get a beautiful smile. (drsunildental.com)
  • In terms of dental aesthetics, dental crown lengthening is ideal if a patient has a smile in which the gums are more prominent than the teeth. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • Sometimes simple asymmetry of one gum area in a patient's smile can throw it off completely. (prweb.com)
  • Crown lengthening can minimize the amount of gum that's viewable in your smile and can make teeth look longer. (everydayhealth.com)
  • If the gum line is uneven, crown lengthening can also sculpt the gum line to produce a more symmetrical smile," says Dr. Harms. (everydayhealth.com)
  • In addition to creating a wider, more symmetrical smile, crown lengthening can provide some dental care benefits as well. (everydayhealth.com)
  • If you've always been bothered by a smile that shows too much gum, crown lengthening may be worth the cost and the short-term discomfort. (everydayhealth.com)
  • If you have excessive or uneven gums, crown lengthening can transform your smile and give you just the right look - and as an added bonus, it may just improve your overall dental health as well. (everydayhealth.com)
  • She also felt short crowns on her front teeth made her smile uneven. (harleystreetdentalstudio.com)
  • Dental Bridges A bridge "bridges" the gap between one or more missing teeth with two crowns on either side of the gap and prosthetic teeth in the middle to give your smile a more natural look.They restore missing teeth, and can correct the bite. (celebritydentist.com)
  • Nor do you have to bear uncharitable remarks from others about your discolored, crooked or buck teeth or a smile which shows prominent gums, for all this is correctable. (beautyandgroomingtips.com)
  • Subsequent crown lengthening will then only affect the intended tooth and not adjacent ones, resulting in a more even smile. (southshoredentist.com)
  • Give your smile a fresh, healthy start with esthetic crown lengthening from The Florida Institute for Periodontics and Dental Implants. (perio-implant.com)
  • This can be done to more than one tooth, to even your gum line, and to create a beautiful smile. (fishbeinperio.com)
  • Can a lot of your gums be seen when you smile? (dawsondental.ca)
  • A smile is said to be "gummy" when more than 2mm of gum is exposed. (dawsondental.ca)
  • Effectively treating your gum disease doesn't just keep your smile healthy, it can help reduce your risk of heart disease, pneumonia, premature labor, and more. (mcqdental.com)
  • Benefits can include reduced tooth sensitivity, an improved smile appearance and an overall improvement of your gum health. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • If there's decay or fracture under the gum line, for example, crown lengthening can help expose more of the tooth's crown in order to support a filling or porcelain crown. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Crown lengthening makes it longer by surgically moving the gums and bone holding the tooth toward the root to expose more tooth above the gums. (healthtap.com)
  • Crown lengthening to expose healthy, sound tooth structure for possible crowns or bridges (approximately $550, on average). (yourdentistryguide.com)
  • this will expose or "lengthen" the tooth. (southshoredentist.com)
  • Dr. Weygandt will numb the gums near the tooth, expose the underlying bone, and then remove a small amount of bone to reveal more of the tooth's natural crown. (planocosmeticdentist.com)
  • Whenever a tooth is broken close to the gumline or severely damaged, we may need to perform a crown lengthening to expose enough of the tooth to hold a crown. (ohiosmiles.com)
  • Gum recontouring is a process by which we actually reshape the gum in order to expose more of the tooth. (ohiosmiles.com)
  • Gum Lift is especially helpful when a patient is also getting other cosmetic dentistry work done. (drsunildental.com)
  • Crown lengthening may be done for dental care and medical reasons as well as for the cosmetic effect. (everydayhealth.com)
  • But just as there can be cosmetic issues with teeth, the shape or condition of the gums, too, can create an aesthetic problem. (southshoredentist.com)
  • I Had A Bridge Fitted For Cosmetic Reasons But It's Changed My Gum-line. (cosmeticdentistryguide.co.uk)
  • It improves the cosmetic appearance of the gums. (vims.ac.in)
  • It is not recommended for everyone, however, people that are seeing the first few signs of gum disease like bleeding gums, swollen gums, bad breath, or a feeling of itching inside their gums will benefit greatly from its use [ 5 ]. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Please don t ignore red, bleeding, swollen gums. (articlealley.com)
  • Symptoms of periodontal disease include red and swollen gums, persistent bad breath, and receding gums and loose teeth. (umm.edu)
  • It is characterized by tender, red, swollen gums that bleed easily and may cause bad breath (halitosis). (umm.edu)
  • We at National Periodontics are oral specialists, but our care goes beyond the gums. (creativefeed.net.au)
  • Periodontics is a specialty in dentistry that focuses primarily on periodontal (gum) disease. (i-smiledental.com)
  • The preparation design depends on the material that the crown will be made from, previous fillings , fractures, and root canal therapy performed on the tooth while trying to maintain enough tooth structure for the crown to adhere onto. (medicinenet.com)
  • The preparation design depends on the material that the crown will be made from, previous fillings , fractures , and root canal therapy . (rxlist.com)
  • Bleeding gums are mainly due to plaque and/or tartar accumulation developing at the gumline. (colgate.com)
  • For scaling, a member of our team will use an ultrasonic cleaner to remove plaque and tartar buildup from around the gum line, and then root planing will be used to gently smooth out the rough surfaces of the teeth's roots. (planocosmeticdentist.com)
  • Your gums can become irritated if tartar builds up on your teeth or if there are rough spots or irregularities on the surface of the roots of your teeth. (riverbenddental.ca)
  • Maybe you're one of those victims, going about your day blissfully unaware that gum disease is ruining your teeth and putting you at higher risk for heart disease all the while. (safariandmd.com)
  • What Causes Bleeding Gums? (colgate.com)
  • The Risk Factors and What Can Bleeding Gums Lead To? (colgate.com)
  • It is important to control bleeding gums because if left untreated, bleeding gums can lead to periodontal disease. (colgate.com)
  • Poor oral hygiene is the leading cause for bleeding gums. (colgate.com)
  • According to the AAP , about 3 out of 4 people suffer with some form of bleeding gums. (colgate.com)
  • Bleeding gums can also be an indicator of underlying medical problems. (colgate.com)
  • Bleeding gums can lead to more serious health problems if not treated promptly. (1stsedationdentist.com)
  • For many people, bleeding gums are just a normal part of their brushing and flossing routine, but in truth, this is a sign that they could be suffering from an oral infection known as periodontal disease. (planocosmeticdentist.com)
  • Red, swollen, and bleeding gums are common early symptoms, but it can eventually lead to tooth loss! (planocosmeticdentist.com)
  • Early warning signs of this disease include red, swollen or bleeding gums. (i-smiledental.com)
  • Symptoms of gum disease can include swollen, tender, or bleeding gums. (mcqdental.com)
  • If you are experiencing symptoms of gum disease, such as bleeding gums or swelling, please call our South Weymouth dental office right away to schedule your appointment with Dr. Burt. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • Bleeding Gums - Healthy gums should never bleed. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Receding Gums and its TreatmentReceding gums is a extreme trouble which a single faces and there are numerous brings about to it. (articlealley.com)
  • Some of the brings about of receding gums are the gum disease, trauma or imbalanced occlusion. (articlealley.com)
  • Additional indicators of gum disease can be receding gums or persistent bad breath. (mcqdental.com)
  • You could also experience receding gums or persistent bad breath. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • Receding gums can weaken your teeth, cause root damage and even lead to tooth loss. (southshoredentistry.com)
  • One treatment option that may be helpful to some patients is dental crown lengthening. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • Removing these stains or natural discolorations gives patients smiles that are more flattering with natural pink gums. (prweb.com)
  • Patients getting crowns for restorations can have natural looking teeth after the fact. (simpletooth.com)
  • Many patients are self-conscious about an uneven or overbearing gum line that causes their teeth to appear too short or stubby for their face, but thankfully, Dr. Weygandt can take care of this issue in as little as one appointment. (planocosmeticdentist.com)
  • Patients often don't experience pain with gum disease, but they might notice bad breath, a change in how their teeth fit together when they bite or bleeding while brushing or flossing. (i-smiledental.com)
  • Some patients require dental crown lengthening in preparation for the final crown restoration of a tooth. (mcqdental.com)
  • The gum line or individual arching over each tooth can appear abrupt and, for some patients, have an inflamed and/or puffy appearance. (thelongislandperiodontist.com)
  • Gum ( gingiva ). (umm.edu)
  • This method lengthens the crown (the visible white portion of the tooth) by removing excess gingiva. (dawsondental.ca)
  • A crown can also correct common aesthetic problems by closing gaps between teeth, changing the shape and size of teeth, covering dark stains, and making teeth appear to be straighter. (drcharvet.com)
  • There is less shrinkage and a more aesthetic tooth replacement for either an implant crown or fixed bridge around the replacement teeth. (fishbeinperio.com)
  • Replacement teeth can be attached to two crowns constructed for the two teeth on either side of the open space, this is called a bridge because it bridges the open space. (whatclinic.com)
  • There must be enough tooth structure for the crown to adhere onto. (rxlist.com)
  • This means the bone and gums need to be trimmed down below the edge of the fractured part of the tooth so the margin of the crown can be placed on healthy, strong tooth structure. (rxlist.com)
  • Properly fitting the crown over the tooth requires some healthy tooth structure above the gum line. (southshoredentist.com)
  • increased amount of available tooth to support and retain the crown as well as allowing sufficient reduction for best bite level location and 2. (healthtap.com)
  • Pocket Reduction - Gums should fit snugly around the base of your teeth. (dentistry.com)
  • Gum Lift is normally only done on the front teeth as these are the ones that are most visible when a person smiles mainly from Pre-Molar to Pre-Molar. (drsunildental.com)
  • Gummy smiles are smiles in which the gums are too prominent. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • Reshaping Gummy Smiles in Minneapolis, MN, Dr. Andres Sanchez Offers Crown L... ( Minneap. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/reshaping_gummy_smiles_in_minneapolis_mn_dr_andres_sanchez_offers_crown_lengthening/prweb15668473.htm . (bio-medicine.org)
  • Some people seek crown lengthening to improve the appearance of smiles . (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • Depending on the severity of gum disease, periodontists may recommend different types of gum disease treatment. (safariandmd.com)
  • Have Questions About Your Gum Disease Treatment Options? (mcqdental.com)
  • It's true that healthy teeth is important, but the gums can make a lot of difference in terms of dental health and dental aesthetics. (guyettesurgery.com)
  • Perhaps you are suffering from initial gum disease or know someone who is, perhaps you are just careful about your oral hygiene and would like to keep your teeth healthy lifelong. (steadyhealth.com)
  • It is also reversible at an early stage so a periodic cleaning reverts the status of the gums back to their healthy state [ 10 ]. (steadyhealth.com)
  • I have been to 2 dentists for a check up and one said I have fairly healthy gums and teeth but they would need for me to see the gum specialist for up to 2 years and I will need to stop smoking which I have done. (cosmeticdentistryguide.co.uk)
  • We'll help you have healthy gums and teeth for life. (1stsedationdentist.com)
  • In a person with healthy gums and bone, the root of the tooth is covered by the gums and bone. (medicinenet.com)
  • We're committed to your life-long healthy gums and teeth. (1stsedationdentist.com)
  • If your gums are not healthy, you will most likely need scaling and root planing to treat periodontal disease. (yourdentistryguide.com)
  • Our periodontal services help keep your gums healthy by preventing and treating infections and the conditions that lead to gum disease. (riverbenddental.ca)
  • Some of the early warnings to look for are slight bleeding while brushing, softening of the gums, and discoloration of the gums - darker red/irritated in appearance rather than a light, healthy pink. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • To begin, our specialist will administer a local anesthesia where they then cut and reshape the gum line to make it more ever and visually appearing. (drsunildental.com)
  • In our "after" picture you can see just a little bit of space remaining right at the gum line. (animated-teeth.com)
  • Problem: Uneven Gum Line. (southshoredentist.com)
  • If a tooth is too short above the gum line a crown won't stay on it predictably. (healthtap.com)
  • When these were fitted, my gum line changed massively and looked terrible and I noticed my new tooth was discoloured like the previous one. (cosmeticdentistryguide.co.uk)
  • If a tooth has broken off at the gum line, for example, there may not be enough remaining structure to support a crown. (colonialdentalgroup.com)
  • Above the gum line, the tooth is protected by the hard enamel covering. (umm.edu)
  • Some individuals don't have enough of the tooth extending beyond the gum line to support a filling or a crown. (mykoolsmiles.com)
  • Or it could be that the gum line is not symmetrical with the teeth. (beautyandgroomingtips.com)
  • But what if the tooth has broken down to the gum line? (southshoredentist.com)
  • He can then shape the gum line to give a patient that perfectly proportioned look they desire. (planocosmeticdentist.com)
  • The gum line is also contoured, taking it higher into the mouth. (dawsondental.ca)
  • Usually, the formation of this plaque is along the teeth and gum line. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Calculus builds a wedge between the tooth and gum line, and can cause openings called pockets. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Pockets are measured by how deep they are from the gum line. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • If the early stages of gum disease are left untreated, gums will recede away from the teeth, which can trigger a variety of other dental and oral health problems. (mcqdental.com)
  • A Dental Implant is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor. (redrockdental.org)
  • Sometimes overgrowth of the gum can be seen during orthodontic treatment with fixed braces. (wikipedia.org)