Key Benefits of Dental Crowns
- Replaces missing teeth
- Offers support to misshapen teeth or badly broken teeth
- Looks completely natural
- Improves your smile
- Corrects functional chewing problems
How long does it take to fit a dental crown?
Fitting a crown requires at least two visits to our office. Initially, Dr. Davis will remove decay, shape the tooth, and then fit the tooth with a custom-fabricated temporary crown composed of composite or acrylic. Unlike other dental offices, every temporary crown or bridge is fabricated in our on-site lab and designed for the specific needs of your mouth. Dr. Davis never uses prefabricated temporaries because they are ill fitting. Often times, ill-fitting temporaries result in poor tissue health that can ultimately have a negative effect on the placement of the permanent restoration. Rest assured, every temporary created in our office is custom made for the individual patient.
During the second visit, Dr. Davis will check the fit of your permanent crown and make any necessary adjustments. Finally, we will permanently cement the crown into place. Your new tooth will look as natural as it feels!
What are the capabilities of crowns?
Crowns are a very reliable solution for major dental problems caused by accidents, disease, or wear and tear. Crown are composed of high-grade porcelain, porcelain bonded to zirconia, or porcelain bonded to precious metals. High-strength porcelain and gold materials are recommended to treat the most serious dental problems. Crowns and/or bridges can be used as a long-term solution when accidental damage has resulted in tooth loss, when teeth have broken due to excessive wear, or when old fillings fail.