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Dental Crowns

Replacing Cracked or Broken Teeth

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped "cap" that covers a tooth and restores its appearance and function when a tooth's structure is compromised. A crown is usually made of ceramic or a composite material that most often used in conjunction with a root canal. Crowns are durable restorations that mimic both the feel and look of a natural tooth. They are durable as well, with most crowns lasting for years and even several decades before a replacement is needed.

Although crowns can last years, they are prone to wear and tear. One habit that can shorten the lifespan of your crown is teeth grinding or clenching. If you are prone to grinding your teeth while you sleep, you should wear a night guard to protect your crown as well as natural teeth. By limiting your teeth grinding, you can help prevent your crown from breaking or becoming prematurely worn down.

Dr. Nason recommends the most conservative treatment options that can still provide exceptional results for your dental needs for her patients. While fillings can often be enough to repair decayed teeth, sometimes a damaged tooth requires a more substantial restoration. If you think you need a dental crown call our office today.

Who is a Candidate for Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns

The reason you may need a dental crown is because you have a root canal or your teeth is cracked or broken. You might have recently had a root canal performed, which can cause the tooth to become susceptible to breaking. If you have tooth with a large and older filling or a tooth with an enormous amount of decay. Crowns offer both restorative and cosmetic benefits to the patient.

What Happens During

Dental Crowns

We will first prepare the tooth for the dental crown. This is done by administering local anesthetic to numb the area. The tooth is then filed down to make a small foundation for the crown itself. Impressions are taken and used to make the actual permanent crown. The permanent crown is then placed over the tooth and the bite and fit adjusted as needed. Dental crowns can be flossed and brushed normally, and you’ll want to have it checked at each of your biannual dental checkup visits.

If you’d like to learn more about dental crowns and how they can benefit your smile, call Leslie Nason DDS today so that we can get you in for a convenient appointment.

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