Dr Lincoln Harris

Aesthetic Crown Lenghtening

A 5 Part Series from Dr Lincoln Harris
This 5 part series will teach you everything you've ever needed or wanted to know about Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

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Dr Lincoln Harris introduces the most comprehensive crown lengthening course ever!

To be released in stages over the coming months, this 5 part series will teach you everything you've ever needed or wanted to know about Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

Part 1 - Where Should You Use Crown Lengthening?

  • Altered passive eruption
  • Balancing grafting
  • Adjacent to implants
  • Uneven gingiva
  • Gummy smile
  • Over-eruption

Part 2 - Treatment Planning

  • Patient goals
  • Planning
  • Back up plans
  • Risk analysis
  • Retain or refer
  • Mockups and guides
  • Consent

Part 3 - Surgical Methods

  • Papilla management
  • Gingivectomy
  • Pericervical incisions
  • Flap elevation
  • Bone removal and guides/measurements
  • Suturing methods  
  • Post op care

Part 4 - General Surgical Details

  • Incisions
  • Instruments and flap elevation
  • Tissue management and hydration during surgery
  • Managing bleeds
  • Suction and irrigation techniques
  • Assisting surgery
  • Documentation
  • Medications

Part 5 - How it Heals

  • Physiology of incision healing
  • Physiology of bone removal and healing
  • Blood supply of peri-gingival tissues
  • Anatomy
  • Tissue attachment to teeth
  • Healing time frames

Dr Lincoln Harris

Introduction to Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

Aesthetic Crown Lenghtening Part 1

covering the most common scenarios where aesthetic crown lengthening might be used.

Dr Lincoln Harris

Treatment Planning

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening Part 2

Specifics of choosing gingivectomy, crown lengthening with resective soft tissue, and crown lengthening with non resective techniques.