We, at Premier Dental of Oakwood, prioritize the significance of a beautiful and healthy smile. Our range of restorative options includes dental crowns, which enable our patients to achieve optimal oral health and restore their natural brilliance. Crowns are a durable and versatile solution to several dental issues, offering both functional and aesthetic benefits.
Dental crowns are custom-made prosthetic restorations designed to fit over a damaged or decayed tooth, completely encasing it. Crowns restore the shape, size, strength, and appearance of the tooth. The crown materials, such as porcelain, ceramic, or metal alloys, are meticulously selected to match the color and translucency of the surrounding natural teeth, ensuring a seamless and natural-looking result.
One of the most common reasons for needing a dental crown is extensive tooth decay that cannot be remedied with a simple filling. A crown can provide the necessary reinforcement to protect the tooth from further damage and prevent extraction when a tooth has a large cavity that compromises its structural integrity. Additionally, crowns can restore teeth that have undergone root canal treatment, as the procedure can weaken the tooth structure.
Crowns are also an effective solution for chipped, cracked, or broken teeth due to trauma or injury. By covering the damaged tooth with a crown, the tooth regains its strength and functionality, allowing patients to bite and chew with confidence. Furthermore, crowns can correct severely misaligned, stained, or discolored teeth, enhancing the appearance of the smile.
Getting a dental crown at Premier Dental of Oakwood is a straightforward process. After a thorough evaluation and assessment of the tooth and surrounding oral structures, our experienced dentist will prepare the tooth by removing any decayed or damaged portions and shaping it to accommodate the crown. Impressions of the prepared tooth are taken and sent to a dental laboratory where the custom crown is fabricated to ensure a precise fit and optimal aesthetics. While the permanent crown is being made, a temporary crown is placed over the tooth to protect it. Once the permanent crown is ready, the temporary crown is removed, and the permanent crown is bonded to the tooth using a strong dental adhesive.
With proper care and maintenance, dental crowns can last for several years, providing long-lasting and reliable restoration to the tooth. Patients should maintain good oral hygiene practices, including regular brushing, flossing, and dental visits, to keep their teeth healthy and free from decay. Avoiding habits such as biting on hard objects, grinding or clenching teeth, and consuming excessive amounts of sugary or acidic foods and beverages can prevent damage to the crown.
At Premier Dental of Oakwood, we pride ourselves in providing high-quality dental crowns that are crafted with precision and care to restore our patients' smiles to their optimal health and aesthetics. If you require a dental crown, trust our experienced team to deliver exceptional care and results. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and take the first step towards a healthy, beautiful smile.
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