Top Reasons to Visit Dr. Robertson for Crown Lengthening
- Dr. Robertson has provided dental services to patients from throughout the Elgin, TX area for more than 20 years
- Dr. Robertson employs only the highest-quality dental professionals in his Elgin, TX practice
- Dr. Robertson’s fees are reasonable and competitive with other dentists in the area
What You Should Know About Crown Lengthening
Some patients experience periodontal infections repeatedly. This is particularly true for patients with oversized gums that cover a large portion of a crown. In these situations, patients have a difficult time keeping the gums surrounding the crown adequately cleaned since the extra tissue can trap food, which can in turn breed bacteria and form infections.
In order to prevent periodontal infections, Dr. Robertson performs a process called crown lengthening for these patients. During the procedure, Dr. Robertson sedates the patient and surgically removes the excess gum tissue. After the gum line is reshaped, food will be less likely to be trapped – which means that bacteria and the infection that follows will be less likely to occur.
How to Know Whether You’re a Candidate for Crown Lengthening
If you suffer from repeated periodontal infections, ask Dr. Robertson if crown lengthening might help. The procedure is relatively simple, yet the results can be very significant for patients prone to painful periodontal infections. Typically, there is a relatively brief healing time involved, although the exact time may vary from patient to patient.
Contact Our Elgin, TX Office Today
If you or someone in your family suffers from frequent periodontal infections, contact Dr. Robertson today for more information about the crown lengthening procedure. Call our Elgin, TX office at 512-281-4260.