What kind of anesthesia is needed for crown lengthening?

Local anesthesia is usually all that is needed for crown lengthening.

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How do I know if I need a dental crown?
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A crown is indicated to restore a tooth for the following situations.cusp or tooth fracture, if the ...
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Can I get a dental crown to improve the look of my teeth?
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Yes, dental crowns can improve the look of your teeth, and your smile. Crowns are used to help stren...
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Does crown lengthening require surgery?
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Crown lengthening is a type of dental surgery. It is indicated when there is not enough tooth expose...
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What does the process of getting a dental crown involve?
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The process of getting a crown is very similar to getting a tooth filled. The tooth is numbed and it...
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