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Tooth and Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns

The anatomical area of your teeth, usually covered by enamel, is referred to, as crown. The crown is visible in the mouth. If a part of your tooth gets chipped or broken, ask your dentist to apply an artificial crown. The crowning can be done with the help of cement or stainless steel.

Crowning of your teeth will help you to completely encircle or cap your tooth. The crowning procedure usually requires two visits. Firstly, your dentist will create a dental impression of your tooth to fabricate the crown. The crown will then be inserted onto your tooth at your next visit to the dentist.

Replacing Your Teeth

You can even replace your lost teeth with the help of crowning. Replacing your teeth with the help of Dental Bridges or crowning has a lot of advantages; some of them are stated below:

Advantages of Using Dental Bridges

  • You can get Dental Bridges without having to undergo a surgical procedure
  • The entire Procedure will require you to visit your dentist only two to three times
  • Getting Dental Bridges is a simpler, less painful and less expensive way to replace your lost teeth
  • The Dental Bridges are very stable

Importance of Crowning Your Teeth

A Dental Crown is required for the following reasons:

  • To help protect your weak tooth from breaking
  • To Replace your broken tooth
  • To support your tooth that has a large filling
  • To color your discolored tooth
  • To help cover any implants you may have

Advantage of getting Crowns

  • Crowns eliminate the need for a bridge
  • Crowns can be long lasting
  • The tooth is protected from decay with the help of crowns
  • Crowns have good aesthetics

Steps Involved in Preparing the Crown

You will need about two visits to your dentist to get your crown. The first step will involve your dentist examining and preparing your tooth, while in the second visit, your dentist will be placing the crown permanently in your mouth.

On the first visit, your dentist will be placing a temporary crown. On your second visit, your temporary crown will be removed and your dentist will then check the shape and color of the permanent crown.

If all seems well, then a local analgesic will be used in order to desensitize the tooth and the new crown will be permanently place in your tooth giving you a newer and better looking set of teeth.

If you’ve lost a tooth or teeth, then crowns or bridges might just be the things for you; but for you to get its true benefits, it must be well fabricated and cemented. If the crown or bridges have the right aesthetics, are well cemented and comfortable; you have gained what you yearned for.

p>Whether you choose Crowns or Bridges, you will need to take all of the above mentioned things into consideration before making a final decision so that you don’t end up making the wrong decision about your teeth.

Contact the dental implant specialists at SEDA Dental by calling (877) 987-4321.


Dental Crowns


By | 2017-06-19T16:23:01+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|

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  1. Correy Smith June 22, 2015 at 10:25 pm - Reply

    Oh hey, this reminds me from the time when I had dental crowns as a kid. This cool part is that I still have those crowns, well, most of them now. The crowns that were given to me were also metal like and at first it was really weird eating food.

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