As we plan your cosmetic dental services, we might find that you require dental crowns to achieve a beautiful and healthy smile. Dental crowns cover teeth that have been chipped, cracked, eroded due to decay or have an improper bite. In addition, the dental crown serves the purpose of safeguarding the remaining tooth structure and enhancing the tooth’s visual appeal.
Historically, dental crowns were fabricated using metal due to their durability and strength. However, these crowns could have had better aesthetic results. Therefore, resin or porcelain materials are for crowns nowadays, as they offer both durability and a natural-looking appearance that resembles that of real teeth.
You might need a dental crown for any of the following:
Our dental crowns services in Houston offer a versatile and effective solution for various dental problems, allowing our patients to enjoy improved oral health and a brighter, more confident smile.
The initial stage of dental crown placement involves the modification of the original tooth’s shape. Next, our dentists will eliminate any decay on the tooth and any parts of the healthy tooth that need removing to place the dental crown properly. The tooth’s health statues and the crown variety will determine the extent of tooth extraction required. Next, we will scan the tooth to ensure that the crown fits precisely. After the initial procedure, our dentists will install a provisional crown to safeguard the tooth until the patient’s subsequent appointment, during which they will be fitted with their permanent dental crown.
Dentists utilize provisional crowns for natural teeth that necessitate a conventional permanent crown. It takes a few weeks to customize the cap to your specific needs. Therefore, we will place a temporary cap until the permanent one is ready. Before a dentist can place a permanent crown over an implant, the osseous tissue may require several weeks to several months to undergo the healing process. But crowns that last a lifetime are made of:
It’s important to take good care of the crown once it’s in. If you take care of your crown, it will last longer.
Here are some tips that will help:
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