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Not at all! Your tooth enamel is a tough substance that contains no nerve endings. The process is very quick because we usually remove only a tiny bit of enamel to achieve your desired results.
Sometimes crown lengthening, which involves modifying gum tissue to expose more of the white part of your teeth, is strictly for aesthetics. However, it can also make it easier to receive a restoration like a crown or a veneer. In addition, it may be necessary if you have dental decay below your gums.
It depends on how the procedure is performed. If we use electrosurgery (high-speed electrical current), no stitches will be needed. If he uses a scalpel or similar instrument, you will need a few stitches. No matter which method is used, we’ll numb you with local anesthesia, so you shouldn’t feel any discomfort. You can also receive dental sedation if you’d like.