Esthetic crown lengthening (ECL) surgery has been available to our profession for more than 30 years. The objective of this article is to discuss the author’s evolution in the techniques associated with ECL surgery. Several technical modifications related to initial incision, ostectomy, and tissue placement will be discussed. In addition, reasons for tissue rebound will be discussed.

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