A dental crown is a restoration that might be recommended when a tooth is moderate-to-severely damaged. These restorations are designed to restore your smile to optimum health, function, and decay, and at our practice, Dr. Robert Berry can complete your restoration treatment all in one day with a same day crown.
A dental crown is a restorative dentistry option that our dentist at Mountain Aire Dentistry, Dr. Robert Berry, may recommend if you have a tooth that is either moderately or severely damaged. These restorations are designed to give you a smile that is beautiful and functions properly again.
The Cleveland Clinic explains that dental crowns are caps placed on top of teeth, and are used to protect, cover, and restore the shape of your teeth when fillings won’t correct the issue. These crowns can be made out of metals, porcelain, resin, and/or ceramics. Normally, they don’t require special care other than maintaining good oral hygiene.
Teeth can become damaged for a few different reasons, like injury, decay, or just normal wear and tear as you age. Additionally, Cleveland Clinic explains, teeth can lose their shape and size. The cap that the crow provides acts like a snug hat to your tooth, restoring its shape, size, strength, and appearance. The crown is cemented into place on your tooth and it covers the visible portion of the tooth.
A person might need a dental crown for a few different reasons. For example, a crown could be beneficial if you need to:
Alternatively, WebMD sometimes children may need a crown on a baby tooth in order to:
A CEREC crown, Healthline explains, is often made out of ceramic and is designed, created, and installed in the same day using modern technology. CEREC, which stands for chair side economical restoration of esthetic ceramics, allows you to get your treatment done in just one day, versus having to wait as long as 2 weeks for a new crown. Dr. Berry will use computer-aided design and manufacturing to take digital images of your tooth and jaw, design a crown, and create the crown right here in our very own office.
These crowns are reliable, strong, and can resist abrasion, which means they are more likely to last longer periods of time.
While crowns have more pros and cons, there can be a few drawbacks as there are with any procedure. For example, potential issues can include:
Dr. Berry is able to restore your smile in just one day with same day crowns. With our same day crowns at Mountain Aire Dentistry, you can receive your customized, natural-looking restoration in just one visit. Call us today for an appointment (303)-731-7755.