A clear grasp of the biology of the periodontal/restorative interface improves the outcomes of crown lengthening procedures.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain indications for crown lengthening and the clinical benefits of these procedures.
- Describe etiologies and conditions that may lead to recommendations for crown lengthening, as well as tooth proportions and similar determinants affecting treatment.
- Discuss treatment planning and other considerations related to crown lengthening surgery.
This course was issued in March 2022 and expires March 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.