A PATH TOWARDS BETTER SMILE: CROWN LENGTHENING FOLLOWED BY METALLIC POST AND PROECELAIN FUSED TO METAL CROWN
Dr. Neha Priya*, Dr. Naveen Manuja, Dr. Seema Chaudhary and Dr. Sana Akhtar
Clinical crown of the tooth is the distance from gingival margin to incisal edge or occlusal surface of the tooth. Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure designed to increase the extent of the supragingival tooth structure, so that the clinician can restore the tooth. The crown lengthening procedure (CLP) is commonly used to maintain the dentogingival complex in optimal conditions and to correct aesthetic defects through a smile design. The aim of the current case report is to evaluate the implications of CLP followed by metallic post and porcelain fused to metal crown in routine dental practice.
Keywords: Clinical crown, Crown lengthening, Metallic post, PFM crown.
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