A dental implant is placed into the bone to simulate a root. Once the implant has healed you will return to your dentist to have the crown placed.
Patients who have periodontal disease have pockets that make it impossible for them to clean effectively below the gum line. Periodontal surgery is performed to reduce pockets.
Crown Lengthening is a procedure used to expose more tooth structure so that a crown can be placed without invading and traumatizing the gum tissue.