Porcelain Dental Crowns
What are Porcelain Dental Crowns?
We offer high-quality porcelain dental crowns to patients in need of this restoration option. Crowns are often needed when a tooth has broken, cracked or been compromised in another way. They are durable and long-lasting, with most crowns lasting for decades before needing replacement. The reason we use porcelain crowns is because they’re aesthetically-pleasing without using any type of metal base.
Why would Porcelain Dental Crowns be needed?
You may need a crown if you’ve broken, fractured or cracked a tooth. Teeth that have had a root canal may need to eventually be crowned as the tooth is more susceptible to breakage. Crowns aren’t just a cosmetic option for restoring the look of a natural tooth, but they are detrimental to how the tooth is able to function. You’ll be able to chew and eat better with your new crown, and you’ll smile with confidence.
“This past visit I saw Dr. Mahale. This was the first time I have seen her. She had a great bed side manner, was gentle, nice and very thorough. “
Who’s a good candidate for Porcelain Dental Crowns?
Most patients who have a tooth that’s been compromised will benefit from a crown. We will perform an exam and help to determine if one or more of your teeth need to be crowned. Patients with a lot of fillings or fillings that are larger than normal may be advised to crown the tooth in question. The crown procedure is quick and easy, so it’s beneficial to your oral health.
What happens during the procedure for Porcelain Dental Crowns?
We first administer a local anesthetic that will numb the area. The tooth is filed down to make enough room for the new porcelain crown. Impressions will then be taken and sent to a local lab where the crown is made just for you. Your second appointment involves coming in to have the permanent crown placed. It’s not uncommon for the new crown to need some adjustments and you’ll be ready to leave the office with your new smile.
If you think you might need a crown and want to come in for a consultation, call us now and we’ll help to answer your questions regarding the procedure.