Journal of Interdisciplinary Dentistry

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38--40

Management of an abutment with less clinical crown height by preserving biological width through an interdisciplinary approach


Senny Thomas Parackal1, Majo Ambooken2, Jose Jullian3, Robin James Pellissery4 
1 Department of Periodontics, Al Azhar Dental College, Thodupuzha, Kerala, India
2 Department of Periodontics, Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam, Kerala, India
3 Department of Prosthodontics, Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam, Kerala, India
4 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science, Kothamangalam, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Senny Thomas Parackal
Department of Periodontics, Al Azhar Dental College, Thodupuzha, Kerala
India

The success of fixed partial dentures and crowns depends to a great extent on the prevention of infringement of the biological width. This case report discusses a crown-lengthening procedure that permits successful placement of prosthesis with good prognosis, by preservation of the biologic width. This article also reviews the various aspects of crown lengthening, highlighting the importance of comprehensive treatment planning with an interdisciplinary approach.


How to cite this article:
Parackal ST, Ambooken M, Jullian J, Pellissery RJ. Management of an abutment with less clinical crown height by preserving biological width through an interdisciplinary approach.J Interdiscip Dentistry 2012;2:38-40


How to cite this URL:
Parackal ST, Ambooken M, Jullian J, Pellissery RJ. Management of an abutment with less clinical crown height by preserving biological width through an interdisciplinary approach. J Interdiscip Dentistry [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Jul 9 ];2:38-40
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