clinical crown


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crown

 [krown]
1. the topmost part of an organ or structure, e.g., the top of the head.
anatomical crown the upper, enamel-covered part of a tooth.
 Anatomical and clinical crowns, demonstrating that the former are independent of the state of surrounding tissues while the latter depend on the height of the surrounding gingiva. From Dorland's, 2000.
artificial crown a metal, porcelain, or plastic reproduction of a crown affixed to the remaining natural structure of a tooth.
clinical crown that portion of a tooth visible above the gingiva.

clin·i·cal crown

that part of the crown of a tooth visible in the oral cavity.
Synonym(s): corona clinica

clinical crown

that portion of enamel visibly present in the oral cavity; the visible portion of the tooth that is coronal to the deepest part of the gingival crevice. Compare anatomical crown.

clin·i·cal crown

(klin'i-kăl krown)
That portion of the anatomic crown of a tooth that is covered with enamel and visible in the oral cavity.

clin·i·cal crown

(klin'i-kăl krown)
Part of tooth crown visible in oral cavity.

crown

1. the topmost part of an organ or structure, e.g. the top of the head.
2. artificial crown on a tooth.

anatomical crown
the enamel-covered part of a tooth.
ciliary crown
the portion of the ciliary body of the eye that is located closest to the lens and bears the ciliary processes.
clinical crown
the exposed part of a tooth within the mouth.
crown height reduction
a dental procedure sometimes done on canine teeth in dogs for the treatment of malocclusion or to prevent injury from biting.
reserve crown
in a hypsodont tooth, that part of the crown located in the alveolus.
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Occlusal Reduction: Reducing clinical crown length by occlusal reduction of extruded teeth is a valid approach to improving the crown-to-root ratio.
In all the above cases the decision was made to perform surgical extrusion for clinical crown lengthening and endodontic treatment after 2 months with subsequent crown placement.
Oral examination revealed smooth enamel hypoplasia, a skeletal open occlusal relationship, a dental midline discrepancy, short clinical crowns, occlusal wear, and aesthetic disharmonies (Figure 1).
Additional factors that might influence the ideal smile are ethnicity, personality, size, and position of teeth and clinical crowns, or simply the perception of what is "ideal" by a specific group or population.
Due to the presence of generalized attrition, the clinical crown height was reduced such that insufficient crown structure was present in order to prepare the teeth for retention of the full coverage restorations.
At about the same time, a gingivectomy technique to increase the clinical crown length for esthetic improvement of orthodontic results in specific situations was reported.
Scenario 2: After the scaling and root planning procedure, the dentist has legally delegated to you, an expanded functions dental assistant, the tasks of polishing the clinical crowns of teeth and applying fluoride varnish before dismissing the patient.
The morphology of the clinical crowns of the two incisors present and the absence of spacing between the incisors and canines indicated the congenitally missing central incisors.
This guide provides a scientifically based overview of periodontal osseous surgery and discusses its use in treating periodontitis, and lengthening clinical crowns to allow restoration of a tooth.

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