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Improve Your Smile

When it comes to contemporary dental treatment, Boca Perio Implants understands the importance of optimal visual beauty that results in true oral health as well as comfort and functionality.

Our eagerly sought after Aesthetic Tooth Lengthening procedure is no exception.Tooth Lengthening is a technique whereby gum tissue and bone are carefully and strategically removed to expose more of your natural, brilliant teeth. This can be done to either a single tooth or several teeth to create a more even, visually pleasing gum line to give you just the right look that you desire.Here at Boca Perio Implants we work with the client to develop a comprehensive, personalized plan of treatment.

We give the utmost attention to detail, taking into account facial symmetry, face height, lip anatomy, profile and smile line, leaving you with a stunning, head turning cosmetic effect.The dentists at Boca Perio Implants have had extensive training and experience in Aesthetic Tooth Lengthening. We also utilize the industry’s highest quality materials and standards of care. This means you can relax with the knowledge that you are in safe hands!

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About the Procedure

About the Procedure

Tooth lengthening is a versatile and common procedure that has many uses and benefits. Such as:

Restoration of Damaged Teeth

Periodontal disease1 can cause severe and unsightly damage to teeth, as can trauma and decay. Where teeth have been broken beneath the gum line, crown lengthening can be carried out to prepare the area for a new restoration to correct the damaged teeth and bring your smile back to life.

Cosmetic Uses

Extra gum tissue2 can make teeth look unnaturally short. Removing excess gum tissue can restore the balanced, healthy look that you desire.

Dental Crowns

Crown lengthening3 serves to provide more space between the supporting jawbone and dental crown. This prevents the new crown from damaging gum tissues and bone once it is in place. Unlike many cosmetic dental treatments, crown lengthening only needs to be done once, with no requirement for touch-ups down the road.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does aesthetic crown lengthening hurt?

No, not at all. The treatment area will be numb and no pain or discomfort is experienced during the crown lengthening procedure.

Is there an alternative to crown lengthening?

The alternative treatment for excess periodontal tissue is margin elevation, even though crown lengthening usually delivers ideal results.

What are the risks of crown lengthening?

Your dentist or periodontist will discuss the risks of the treatment with you during your initial consultation. These risks may include tooth sensitivity, minor bleeding, and possibility of infection.

What is recovery like after tooth lengthening surgery?

You can resume your usual activities within a couple of days post-procedure. Complete healing takes about 3 months provided that you follow your surgeon’s recovery guidelines as recommended.

How much does it cost to elongate your teeth?

Several factors must be considered before determining the cost of the procedure. These cost factors include the choice of technique, the experience of your periodontist or dentist, and whether it is only one or several teeth being lengthened. Therefore, to get an accurate cost estimate, it is best to schedule an appointment with your dentist.


1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Periodontal Disease. Available:

2 Healthline. Kiara Anthony. Gingival Hyperplasia. Available:

3 Pablo Santos de Oliveira, Fabio Chiarelli, José A. Rodrigues, Jamil A. Shibli, Vincenzo Luca Zizzari, Adriano Piattelli, Giovanna Iezzi, and Vittoria Perrotti. Aesthetic surgical crown lengthening procedure. Available:

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About the Author

Dr. Julian C. Leichter is a Harvard Fellow, and Boca Raton’s trusted leader in periodontics with more than 40 years of experience in natural tooth preservation, and implant preservation. His periodontal techniques continue to nurture many healthy smiles throughout Florida, and beyond.

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