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Do Longer Crowns Help Improve Your Oral Health?
Posted on 10/10/2018 by Todd Jorgenson
There are plenty of things you can do to improve your oral health. Better brushing habits, regular flossing and regular visits to our dental offices are some of the basic. There are other ways that you can improve your oral health beside the basics. Crown lengthening is something that provides many benefits that include improved oral health. What Is It Crown lengthening is a procedure that helps make the upper teeth look longer. People that feel their teeth are too small or that believe they have a gummy smile turn to this procedure to improve the way they look. Crown lengthening involves the removal of excess gum tissue and possible bone to make the teeth look longer. It is a procedure that a dentist, periodontist or oral surgeon can perform. It is also possible to use crown lengthening to provide more symmetry for the gums and to make sure the gum line is even throughout the mouth. Improving Oral HealthThe most obvious effect of crown lengthening is the improved appearance. But it also does another thing. Crown lengthening exposes more of the tooth. With more of the tooth exposed, it is easier to clean the teeth through brushing and flossing. That can slow down tooth decay and all of the issues that go along with it. The change in appearance will also help a person want to do more to keep their teeth healthy. If they took the time to endure the crown lengthening procedure, they are usually more willing to follow better oral hygiene habits to continue to show off their smile. Crown lengthening is not something that everyone needs. Even though it can improve your oral health, that is not the best reason to undergo this procedure. If crown lengthening can help you in other ways, you can also enjoy the oral health benefits. For more information about crown lengthening and other dental questions, contact the professionals at our offices....
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Do Longer Crowns Help Improve Your Oral Health?
10/10/2018
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9/20/2018
Methods for Reducing Gingival Pockets
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What Do Acidic Foods Do to Your Gums?
8/20/2018
What Benefits Come from Crown Lengthening?
8/10/2018
Difference Between Gum Disease and Periodontitis
7/20/2018
How Flossing Keeps Gums Tight Against Your Teeth
7/10/2018
The Most Common Types of Grafts You May Need Following Gum Disease Treatment
6/25/2018
The Importance of Flossing When You Need to Keep Gum Disease Away
6/15/2018
"Helping Gums Repair Themselves When They Begin to Bleed"
5/25/2018
"Foods You Want to Include for Improved Gum Health"
5/15/2018
How to Care for Your Gums with Gum Disease
4/20/2018
Do You Need a Perioscopy?
4/10/2018
How to Care for Your Gums with Gum Disease
3/20/2018
Do You Need a Perioscopy?
3/10/2018
What Does Gum Cancer Look Like?
2/20/2018
Types of Essential Oils to Reduce Gum Inflammation
2/10/2018
What Changes Your Gums Go Through as You Age?
1/20/2018
Vitamins Can Boost Your Oral Health
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What Untreated Gum Disease Can Do To Your Lungs
12/20/2017
What to Do to Help Gum Recession When You Have Dental Implants
12/10/2017
Things to Know About Abscess Treatment
11/25/2017
The Importance of Understanding the Severity of Gum Disease
11/15/2017
Signs of Periodontitis You Do Not Want to Ignore
10/20/2017
Is your Jaw Bone Reabsorbing?
10/10/2017
Does Alcohol-Based Mouthwash Aid in Treating Gum Disease?
9/20/2017
Do You Know the Consequences of Early Gum Disease?
9/10/2017
Could Your Oral Health Benefit from a Dental Crown?
8/23/2017
Does Scaling and Root Planing Hurt?
8/13/2017
Procedures You Can Have that May Help Regenerate Gum Tissue
7/30/2017
How Gums Respond to New Dental Implants
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Protecting Your Gums When You Have Diabetes
6/20/2017
Living with Aching Teeth and Gums Will Affect Your Quality of Life
6/10/2017
Treat Advanced Gum Disease if You Want to Save Your Teeth
5/20/2017
The Connection Between Gum Disease and Increased Cancer Rates
5/10/2017
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4/23/2017
Should Coconut Oil Be Part of Your Regular Oral Hygiene Routine?
4/13/2017
Do Ridge Augmentations Only Help Implants?
3/20/2017
Do Receding Gums Hurt?
3/10/2017
Do Your Gums Have Pockets?
2/23/2017
Could Drinking Too Much Juice Increase Your Gum Disease?
2/13/2017
Reasons You May Require a Gum Graft
1/23/2017
Pregnancy Related Gum Disease
1/13/2017
Does Mouthwash Cure Gum Disease?
12/23/2016
Does Losing Weight Affect Your Gum Disease?
12/13/2016
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11/23/2016
Making Periodontal Visits Less Painful
11/13/2016
Why Gingivitis Doesn't Always Hurt Until Later Stages
10/25/2016
What to Do About Bleeding Gums
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9/25/2016
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9/15/2016
Do You Need to Replace Missing Teeth?
8/25/2016
What Does My Periodontist Mean With Debridement?
8/15/2016
Is Stress Connected to Gum Disease?
7/25/2016
Drinking Milk Might Prevent Gum Disease
7/15/2016
Why Do Your Gums Look So Pale?
6/27/2016
What You Can Do About Swollen Gums
6/17/2016
Are You a Good Candidate for Gum Grafting?
5/27/2016
Are Dental Implants an Option if My Gums Are Receding?
5/17/2016
The Connection Between Gum Disease and Oral Cancer
4/25/2016
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3/27/2016
A Periodontal Abscess is a Dental Emergency
3/17/2016
The New Technology Behind Same-Day Crowns
2/27/2016
Seniors Need to Worry about Gum Health
2/17/2016
What to Expect after Dental Implant Surgery
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The Importance of Regular Oral Cancer Screenings
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Periodontal Pocket Reduction
12/17/2015
What to Expect during Your Sinus Lift
11/25/2015
The Pros and Cons of Tooth Reshaping
11/15/2015
Benefits of Cone Beam X-Rays
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All About Osseointergration
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The Dangers of Not Caring for your Implants
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Take Things Slow with New Dentures
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Why Be Concerned About Gum Disease?
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