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This article presents an innovative approach to crown lengthening that offers predictable esthetics and harmonious bone and gingival contours. Following fabrication of the diagnostic wax-up, a provisional fixed prosthesis is constructed. At the time of provisional insertion, the tooth, marginal gingiva, and crestal bone are prepared with rotary instruments using a prosthetic template as a guide. This procedure is known as guided soft and hard tissue preparation. The provisional is thendoi:10.11607/ajed.0049 fatcat:bpvc2wdmkfc4fibax2lt5n75wu