Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps placed over a severely damaged, broken, or weak tooth to restore its strength and appearance.
There are many reasons that necessitate the need for a dental crown, including the following:
Dental crowns are fabricated from various materials that include the following:
The dentist chooses the material for crown fabrication after considering factors like the location of the tooth, position of the gum tissue, the amount of the natural tooth remaining, the functionality of the tooth requiring the crown, and the color of the surrounding natural teeth. Dentists usually suggest all-metal or PFM crowns for back teeth or molars due to their strength and stability. However, PFM and all-ceramic crowns are ideal for front teeth because of their color similar to natural teeth.
If the patient needs any dental fillings or root canal treatment, they are performed first. Otherwise, the procedure of dental crown placement typically needs two dental visits.1st visit:
Once the permanent crown is ready to be placed, the patient will be called for the second appointment, during which the crown is cemented to the tooth.
To learn more about dental crowns, visit our office, Dental Attraction, at 4727 Frankford Rd #333, Dallas, TX 75287. You can also reach us at (972) 733-0999.
4727 Frankford Rd #333, Dallas, TX 75287
Phone: (972) 733-0999
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