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Dental Crowns

Benefits

  • Relieves uncomfortable symptoms.

    Fillings or root canal therapy cannot prevent these symptoms.

  • Custom made to suit your smile.

    These are made according to exact specifications in terms of shape, size, color, and fit.

  • Enhance appearance of teeth.

    It corrects discoloration, staining, misshapen teeth, crookedness, chips, cracks, and fractures.

  • Typically lasts for many years.

    15 years and up to 30 years with proper maintenance.

Porcelain Veneers

Aesthetics. A thin shell that that bonded only to the front of the tooth, used mainly to improve the appearance of a tooth/teeth.

For front teeth. Veneers are durable but not designed to take the pressure required to chew.

Time frame. Can last 15 years depending on maintenance.

Dental Crowns

Aesthetics plus protection. Can improve the appearance of teeth but also provide added protection from wear and tear.

Throughout the mouth. More durable and can be used throughout the mouth.

Time frame.  Can last 30 years depending on maintenance .

FAQs

  • What is a dental crown?

    A cap that covers the entire visible portion of a tooth and lies above the gum line, used to restore a tooth’s shape and size, and strength.

  • Do I need dental crown?

    If you are have any of the following you may be fitted for a dental crown: broken teeth, dental bridge, discoloration, misshaped teeth, ordental implants.

  • What steps are involved in preparing a tooth for a crown?

    Preparing a tooth for a crown usually requires two visits to the dentist, the first step involves examining and preparing the tooth, the second visit involves placement of the permanent crown.

  • How should I care for my temporary dental crown?

    Avoid sticky, chewy, hard foods.

  • What problems could develop with a dental crown?

    There can be discomfort or sensitivity, as well as a dark line next to the gum line of your crowned tooth.

  • Does a crowned tooth require special care?

    You may have to adapt a new way of flossing, and avoid flossing up and out, but instead side to side to remove any food particles. Otherwise you may continue a normal dental hygiene routine.