Tooth Restorations: How Dental Crowns Can Help

Our permanent teeth have a huge role to play … we need them to work for us for our lifetime. There are numerous dental conditions that may require intervention to be able to continue to eat favorite foods, speak clearly, and smile with confidence. Dental crowns provide a solution that helps to eliminate some of […]

Dental Crowns: How long is the treatment process?

Dental crowns provide an invaluable tool in saving teeth from extraction. And if your dentist provides CEREC crowns, you can complete the dental crown process in one dental visit. What is CEREC? CEREC is an acronym for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramic. Basically, your dentist can diagnose your need; create the crown; and seat […]

CEREC: Custom Dental Crowns in Just One Appointment

You have probably heard something in the news or on social media about three-dimensional (3D) printers. This technology has many applications and one of them is in dentistry. 3D printing in dentistry is used to create custom dental crowns and other restorations without the need for sending off molds to dental laboratories. The specific technology […]

How well will I be able to eat with a replacement crown?

When you have dental crowns placed, or if you lose a crown, you’ll usually have to wear a replacement or temporary crown while the permanent crown is being manufactured. This replacement crown requires some special care, but is generally not difficult to function with. Getting a New Crown Dental crowns are generally used to restore […]

Tooth restorations: How crowns can help

Crowns are often used for tooth restorations, especially when the tooth has been severely damaged, cracked, or treated with a root canal. Dental crowns and bridges are also used together to replace missing teeth. Uses for Crowns Crowns are occasionally used for cosmetic purposes, but usually they’re reserved for restorations. Cosmetic problems that at one […]