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Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

  • Presenter: Dr David Grossberg
  • Date of original publication: 04/02/2010
  • Duration: 1:12:45

Crown lengthening may be indicated where adequete ferule is not available for crown placement, for increased aesthetics in people with high lip lines and for exposing subgingival fractures in teeth. Dr David Grossberg graduated from the University of Pennsylvania as a specialist periodontist and subsequently moved to Sydney to practice. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology and in 2003 to 2004 he was presidnet of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists. Currently he is an Honorary Specialist Clinical Associate at the University of Sydney Dental Hospital and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists. In this video Dr Grossberg guides his viewers through a crown lengthening procedure involving teeth 15 to 25 in real time.


About the Presenter

David Grossberg

Dr David Grossberg

Dr Grossberg is Specialist Periodontist in Sydney Australia. He obtained his post graduate training in Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. 

He is a Specialist Clinical Associate in Periodontics at the University of Sydney, Fellow of the International College of Dentists and Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists. 

He has been carrying out surgical implant placement since 1987 and has a special interest in the treatment of Periodontitis and soft tissue management. He has lectured throughout Australia and overseas in the fields of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.