Crown

  • Anatomical Crown: That portion of tooth normally covered by, and including, enamel.
  • Abutment Crown: Artificial crown serving for the retention or support of a dental prosthesis.
  • Artificial Crown: Restoration covering or replacing the major part, or the whole of the clinical crown of a tooth.
  • Clinical Crown: That portion of a tooth not covered by supporting tissues.
  • Crown Lengthening: A surgical procedure exposing more tooth for restorative purposes by apically positioning the gingival margin and/or removing supporting bone.