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Gums cut too much during a crown lengthening. I now have no gums between my teeth! what can I do?

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Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Perception & Reality

Sometimes what you feel and see might not be final picture, particularly right after a surgical procedure.
Tissues take time to heal and rest assure even though it looks and feels like there is no gum tissue between your teeth, there will be after a period of healing. In no time, things will feel and look back to normal.

In brief: Perception & Reality

Sometimes what you feel and see might not be final picture, particularly right after a surgical procedure.
Tissues take time to heal and rest assure even though it looks and feels like there is no gum tissue between your teeth, there will be after a period of healing. In no time, things will feel and look back to normal.
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dr. Sal Aragona
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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Will grow back if...

If the bone is not removed too much, the gum will probably grow back in time.
According to research, the interdental gingiva will be present if the distance between the interproximal contact and the crestal bone is less than 6mm. You can measure this by having the dentist probes the pocket and taking the xray of the site.

In brief: Will grow back if...

If the bone is not removed too much, the gum will probably grow back in time.
According to research, the interdental gingiva will be present if the distance between the interproximal contact and the crestal bone is less than 6mm. You can measure this by having the dentist probes the pocket and taking the xray of the site.
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui
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In brief: Contact the surgeon

There is no way to remedy your problem over the internet.
Please return to your surgeon and let then know your issues. They will know the particulars of your case, and also know what the best remedies would be for you. Take care...

In brief: Contact the surgeon

There is no way to remedy your problem over the internet.
Please return to your surgeon and let then know your issues. They will know the particulars of your case, and also know what the best remedies would be for you. Take care...
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dr. Marguerite Myers
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: Wait for healing?

You should speak to the dentist who did the surgery.
It might take time for the gum to heal and fill in or it might require a second surgical procedure. Your own dentist can best answer your questions.

In brief: Wait for healing?

You should speak to the dentist who did the surgery.
It might take time for the gum to heal and fill in or it might require a second surgical procedure. Your own dentist can best answer your questions.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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