If the crown of the tooth was destroyed because of the decay or any other inflammation but tooth root survived Oral Surgeons in Maryland offer procedure of tooth crown-lengthening. This method allows one stage implantation that save time and money of the patient. For implantation it is required at least 3 millimeters of healthy bone tissue. That?s why surgeon makes incision of the gums and exposes bone tissue creating new contour of the gums. Procedure of crown-lengthening should be done very carefully, as it is important that the gums line was similar along the whole length of the tooth row.