Get your tooth back!
A dental crown will return a pain free bite and, if desired, a natural appearance.
Dental crowns are a good solution for a variety of functional and cosmetic needs. A dental crown is a cap or cover that is placed over a tooth or implant and is is designed to restore your tooth's original shape, size and strength.
What is the procedure for getting a crown?
Dental crowns are typically applied in two office visits. The first is to examine and prepare the tooth to be crowned and the application of a temporary crown. The second is to apply the permanent crown which is made by a dental lab.
When are crowns needed?
To protect a weak or cracked tooth from breaking
To restore a worn or broken tooth
To cover and support a previously filled tooth with little tooth left
To hold a dental bridge in place
To cover misshapen or discolored teeth
To cover a dental implant
What are crowns made of?
Crowns can be made of a variety of materials base on the purpose, durability and cost. The most common are gold, porcelain or ceramic. Your Dental Corner Hawaii dentist can advise on the best material for you.
How long do crowns last?
The length of time a crown will last depends on a number of things; the type of material used to make the crown, the amount of "wear and tear" the crown receives, your oral hygiene practices and your personal habits like grinding your teeth. Typically a crown will last between 5 and 15 years.
If you think you may need a crown, set up an appointment with your Dental Corner Hawaii dentist. They will examine your tooth and advise you about your options.
To set up an appointment, please call your preferred office our use our easy online Appointment Request Form.
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