Modern dentistry offers more options than ever to help restore and maintain an optimal level of health. While the strength and beauty of materials continue to advance, the skill of the practitioner makes a significant difference in every outcome. Our team at ProSmiles Dental & Orthodontics of White Settlement focuses on utilizing the best techniques for comprehensive care, returning even the most damaged mouths to full health. If your teeth are significantly damaged or decayed due to cavities, heavy bite forces, trauma, or even normal functioning, we can strengthen them with dental crowns. Not only can these high-quality restorations improve your appearance, but they’ll provide durable protection that’ll last years to come. To learn more, continue reading or schedule a consultation with us today!
A dental crown, or cap, allows damaged or decayed teeth to be rebuilt and covered with materials that mimic nature. Not only are most “capped” teeth indistinguishable from natural teeth, but they're also extremely secure and comfortable.
Crowns can be crafted to repair a single tooth, multiple teeth (including the entire mouth), or in conjunction with dental implants to fill a space. In fact, when missing teeth enter the equation, special consideration might be given to placing a dental bridge or implants.
They’re often recommended for patients with a tooth that is:
Once your case is planned, all it takes is two appointments to leave you with a restored tooth! At the first visit, your teeth are gently prepared to allow space for crafting porcelain over the tooth by a master lab technician. Our dental team will provide all the information to a specialized lab that's needed to create a masterpiece. You’ll receive a temporary crown to allow you to function normally until the crown arrives for placement typically within 2-3 weeks.
After hours of custom craftwork in the lab, you'll return for a second appointment. One of our dentists will evaluate the appearance and fit of the permanent crown before bonding it into place. If deemed necessary, minor adjustments to your bite will be made, and a final polish will leave you with one of the finest restorations in dentistry.
Dental crowns are one of the most popular restorative treatments – and there’s a good reason for that. Patients can expect to boast a wide range of benefits, including:
Are you interested in restoring your smile with dental crowns in White Settlement? Contact our office and schedule an appointment with us today!