Gingivectomy during crown preparation.

March 22, 2012 5:55 pm Published by
Gingivectomy during crown preparation, gum surgery around cap, GV

Gingivectomy during crown preparation.

A gingivectomy is performed to remove excess gum tissue that has grown into an area where the cusp of a tooth had broken a long time ago.  The first photo shows how the tooth looked upon presentation and the second photo shows how it looked after the gingivectomy and the crown preparation were performed.

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This post was written by Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman