Template for surgical crown lengthening: Fabrication technique

Mary Walker, Paul Hansen

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This article describes a technique for the easy fabrication of a template to facilitate surgical lengthening of the clinical crown to enhance esthetics and/or increase retention of a fixed prosthesis. The use of this surgical guide should result in more predictable clinical results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)265-267
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Prosthodontics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Surgical guide
  • Surgical lengthening

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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