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Dr Lincoln Harris

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

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 Lengthening 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.

Dr Lincoln Harris

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

How to get accurate incisions, how to do the incisions, flap raising without scarring, bone removal and then suturing.