Dental Crowns: Restoring Function and Beauty to Your Smile

At iSmile Dentistry, we offer dental crowns as a versatile restoration option to address various dental concerns. A dental crown, also known as a cap, is custom-made to fit over a damaged or decayed tooth, preserving as much of the original tooth structure as possible while preventing further deterioration. Whether you’re dealing with a significantly damaged tooth or aiming to enhance the appearance of your smile, our dental crowns can provide the solution you need.

Restoring Damaged Teeth with Custom-Made Crowns

One of the primary uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that has been severely damaged or decayed. Our experienced dentists will carefully assess your situation and recommend a crown if a dental filling is insufficient for an effective restoration. A crown encapsulates the entire tooth, starting from the gum line, restoring it to its original shape and size. This comprehensive coverage ensures optimal protection and functionality.

Aesthetic and Functional Benefits of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns offer a range of restorative and aesthetic benefits, including:

1. Preserving and Beautifying Your Smile
Our porcelain dental crowns are meticulously crafted to match the natural color and appearance of your existing teeth. By seamlessly blending with your smile, the crown enhances its overall beauty and symmetry. Whether you have a misshapen tooth or desire an improved aesthetic, a dental crown can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted.

2. Providing Support for Dental Restorations
Dental crowns play a crucial role in supporting other dental restorations, such as dental bridges and implants. If you require a dental bridge to replace one or more consecutive missing teeth, crowns placed on healthy teeth can anchor and support the bridge, ensuring a stable and functional replacement.

3. Strengthening and Protecting Weak Teeth
When a tooth is weakened due to fractures or extensive decay, a dental filling may not be sufficient. In such cases, a dental crown provides the necessary strength and protection to prevent further damage. By covering the entire tooth, the crown restores its structural integrity and functionality, allowing you to chew and speak with confidence.

Choosing the Right Dental Crown for You

At iSmile Dentistry, our skilled dental team will guide you in selecting the most suitable type of dental crown for your unique needs. We offer crowns made of gold, porcelain, or porcelain fused to metal. During your consultation, our dentist will evaluate your oral health, consider your preferences, and recommend the best option to restore your smile effectively.

Same-Day Crowns with CEREC® Technology

For your convenience, select iSmile Dentistry offices provide same-day crown placement using our state-of-the-art CEREC® machine. With this innovative technology, we can design, fabricate, and place your custom crown in a single appointment, saving you time and minimizing the need for temporary restorations.

Contact iSmile Dentistry Today for Your Crown Consultation

If you have a damaged or decayed tooth and are considering a dental crown, we invite you to contact our office today. Our dedicated team will assess your oral health, discuss your options, and create a personalized treatment plan to restore your smile’s function and beauty. Call iSmile Dentistry to schedule your appointment and take the first step toward a healthier, more confident smile.

Frequently Asked Questions

In most patients, dental crowns typically last 7-10 years. However, with careful, routine maintenance, some crowns last far longer than a decade.

Dental crowns are sometimes utilized to resolving tooth pain. A common complaint is an inexplicable pain near molars, which nearly invisible issues can cause. A hairline fracture in molars is often the cause of strange tenderness, and placing a crown over the surface of the affected tooth sometimes reduces or even eliminates the pain.

Installing a dental crown is a simple process. After your dentist has cleaned your teeth and extracted any signs of decay or deterioration, your damaged tooth will be shaped into the form necessary for it to bear a temporary crown.

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