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Updated On Saturday, November 17, 2018 01:14:41 AM

Crowns are artificial caps, generally made of a product like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth.

Crowns are generally used to fix a tooth's function and look following a restorative treatment such as a root canal. When decay in a tooth has actually ended up being so advanced that big portions of the tooth must be eliminated, crowns are typically used to restore the tooth.

Crowns are also used to prevent a broken tooth from worsening, attach bridges, cover implants, or an existing filling is in jeopardy of becoming loose or dislocated. Crowns also serve as a visual use, and are used when a discolored or stained tooth needs to be restored to its natural look.

Treatments

A tooth should normally be decreased in size to accommodate a crown. A cast is made of the existing tooth and an impression is made. The impression is sent out to a special lab, which manufactures a custom-made crown. In many cases, a short-term crown is used up until the long-term crown is prepared. Long-term crowns are sealed in place.

Crowns are sometimes mistaken as veneers, but they are fairly different. Veneers are typically applied just to relatively little areas.

Caring For Your Crowns

With proper care, a good quality crown might last as much as 8 years or longer. It is essential to floss in the area of the crown to avoid excess plaque or collection of debris around the restoration.

Specific behaviors such as jaw clenching or bruxism (teeth grinding) substantially shorten the life of a crown. Moreover, consuming brittle foods, ice or hard candy can compromise the adhesion of the crown, or even break the crown.




Same Day Teeth Restorations

CEREC stands for CERamic REConstruction and is a tool in our office that can take accurate digital images of locations requiring restoration and produce the proper restoration on the spot.

With our CEREC cad/cam machine, you can have your crown or other restoration completed in simply one visit. We will create and custom fit your tooth precisely with our computer milling unit right in the office. You no longer need to have a temporary crown or wait weeks for the laboratory to make your crown.

CEREC can be used for a broad range of indications: anterior crowns, veneers, inlays, onlays, partial crowns and posterior crowns.


Other Dental Procedures That May Be Offered

A range of dental treatments may be available for our local clients. Our goal is to provide a warm and comforting environment for your dental experience, whether you are visiting us for the very first time for a dental evaluation and cleaning, or you are returning to complete your cosmetic smile makeover.

The procedures listed below are just a sampling of what we may provide:

  • Dental Crowns

  • Dental Implants

  • Teeth Whitening

  • Total & Partial Dentures

  • Dental Bonding

  • Temporal-Mandibular Joint Treatments

  • Gum Disease

  • Porcelain Veneers

  • Dental Bridges

  • Root Canal Therapy

  • Fillings


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Bridges (Dental)

A dental bridge is a fixed (non-removable) appliance and is an exceptional way to replace missing teeth.

There are multiple kinds of bridges. We will talk about the best options for your certain case. The "traditional bridge" is the most popular type and is usually made from porcelain fused to metal. These fixed bridges are most popular due to the fact that they resemble your natural teeth. This kind of bridge includes 2 crowns that go over two anchoring teeth (abutment teeth) and are connected on either side of the artificial teeth (pontics), filling the space developed by one or more missing teeth.

Dental bridges are extremely durable and will last multiple years with correct home care; however, they might need to be replaced or re-cemented due to regular wear.

A Couple Reasons For Getting A Fixed Bridge:

  • Restore chewing and speaking capability.

  • Maintain facial shape.

  • Fill space of missing teeth.

  • Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position.

  • Upgrade from a removable partial denture to a permanent dental appliance.

  • Restore your smile.


What does getting a Fixed Bridge include?

Getting a bridge usually needs 2 or more visits. While the teeth are numb, the two anchoring teeth are prepared by eliminating a part of enamel to allow for a crown. Next, a highly accurate impression (mold) is made which will be sent out to a dental laboratory where the bridge will be produced. In addition, a short-term bridge will be made and worn for multiple weeks till your next visit.

At the 2nd visit, your permanent bridge will be thoroughly checked, adjusted, and cemented to attain a appropriate fit and comfy bite.

You will receive care instructions at the conclusion of your treatment. Correct brushing, flossing and routine dental visits will aid in the life of your new permanent bridge.

Why Consider Dental Bridges?

This is an option for filling the area created by a missing tooth. It is formed to appear like the missing tooth, and it takes its place in the mouth. The sides of a bridge uses the two surrounding teeth for assistance, hence the name. A bridge replaces the missing tooth, both functionally and cosmetically. Bridge work is as much an art as it is an precise science. The materials used might be gold alloys, porcelain bonded to metal alloy, or all ceramic material. The option of material depends upon requirements for strength, wear, and/or esthetics.

It is important that a missing tooth be replaced as quickly as possible for numerous reasons. If not treated the teeth surrounding the gap start to move inward, producing an entire domino effect of bad things. Teeth use their neighbors for assistance, and, with one missing, they begin to "fall." As this gets worse the bite changes in reaction to the pressure. This can ultimately lead to problems with the whole jaw, e.g. TMJ. The surrounding teeth deteriorate and it is simply a matter of time before they, too, are lost. Gum disease becomes a severe problem, with the difficulty of treatment enhancing as the neglect continues.


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