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Tissue Recontouring/Shaping

revealed when the person smiles.  The surgery is usually performed when the teeth are prepared for the crowns.  The person is sent home in acrylic temporary crowns and allowed to heal for several weeks, perhaps as much a two to three months, depending upon their unique case.  After the tissue has healed, the permanent crowns can be put on.  In a true cosmetic case, the crowns should be All Ceramic Crowns for the best outcome.

Below is an example of Tissue Recontouring.  The patient presented with a lot of cavities, but because she was investing so much to restore the teeth, she wanted to change the look of the teeth and gums.  We reduced the amount of tissue, lengthened the teeth and changed their shape

Before Recontouring Surgery                                      Before Recontouring Surgery




After Surgery                                                                    After Surgery