Our teeth get damaged or lose their shape or size over time due to several factors. To protect them from such situations, our dentist at Christensen Dental recommends dental crowns.
Dental Crowns are tooth-shaped caps placed over damaged or misshapen teeth. It is cemented above your tooth to hide and protect the damaged tooth. A dental crown is designed to reinstate the tooth’s shape, size, appearance, and strength.
Dentists recommend a dental crown for any of these purposes:
Different materials like porcelain, ceramic, zirconia, metal and composite resin are used to make dental crowns. Moreover, there are also several types of dental crowns like:
As the name suggests, temporary crowns are placed in your mouth only for a short period. It is placed using an adhesive that can be removed easily. It is fixed on your teeth while you wait for the permanent crown.
A one-day crown is a dental crown that you can obtain in a single appointment. This type of crown is installed using Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) methods.
Onlays or ¾ Crowns
People who do not want a crown covering the entire tooth can go for onlays or ¾ crowns.
Attaching a dental crown proceeds as follows:
After the crown is fixed, it’s time to take care of it appropriately since it can make your crown last longer. Therefore, you need to:
Christensen Dental offers comprehensive dental services, including dental crown placement, at Henderson, NV. For more details and appointments, call us at (702) 331-2121, book online, or visit us at 10521 Jeffreys St #200, Henderson, NV 89052.