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DENTAL CROWNS

 

WHAT IS A DENTAL CROWN?

It is a 'cap' that is put over a tooth to restore the tooth to normal function, size, and look.

Crown can be made out of several different materials:

1. Metal alloy 

2. Porcelain

3. Ceramic

4. Zarconia

5. Porcelain or ceramic fused to the metal alloy

6. Porcelain fused to the zarconia

 

 

 

Your dentist may recommend a crown for a tooth with following types of situation:

  • A tooth that has just received root canal therapy

  •  A tooth that has a significant crack to cause persistent sensitivity 

  • A tooth that had lost most of its tooth structures to decay so that it cannot be restored with a routine filling successfully

  • A tooth that is severely discolored

Process of Getting Your Dental Crown

  • All the enamel and part of the dentin will be removed all around the tooth that is to receive a dental prosthetic crown.

  • An impression of the tooth will be made either using the mold or digital scan.

  • An interim (temporary) crown or bridge will be placed on the tooth to protect the tooth while the permanent crown is being fabricated by a professional dental laboratory. This can take up to two weeks.

  • When the final crown is ready, your dentist will place it on the tooth, make necessary adjustments, and cement with a dental cement.

 

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