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The Many Benefits of Dental Crowns

September 30, 2014

Why are Dental Crowns Needed?

Dental CrownsThere are many situations where a dental crown can be used to improve your smile. These situations can include:

  • Tooth restoration-restoring a tooth that has been broken or worn down
  • Protection for weak teeth-protecting a tooth from decay and/or holding a cracked tooth together
  • Covering a dental implant
  • Holding a dental bridge or other dental devices in place
  • Support and covering for a tooth that has a large filling
  • Cosmetic adjustment-covering discolored or misshapen teeth
  • Dental crowns can also be used on baby teeth in children to save damaged teeth or protect teeth that are at high risk for decay.

What are the Different Types of Crowns?

Crowns can be made out…


Eight Benefits of Crowns

September 29, 2014

Dental crowns offer many benefits and can restore the appearance and heath of your teeth.

CrownsIf you have damaged teeth, dental crowns might be for you. This popular cosmetic treatment is a great solution to fix the unsightly problems of damaged teeth. It corrects the appearance, shape, size, and color that result when a tooth is missing or damaged. The following are eight benefits that occur when you receive a dental crown.

1 – Cosmetic

Dental crowns provide cosmetic benefits. They improve broken, misshapen, cracked, or discolored teeth. This is because the crown is placed directly over the tooth. Also, in many cases, a crown can be placed in…


Dramatically Improve Your Smile With Same Day Dental Crowns

September 26, 2014

With same day dental crowns, you can dramatically improve the health and appearance of your smile.

Same Day Dental CrownsMany people prefer dental crowns to dentures to fix problematic teeth. Crowns can help resolve the appearance of misshapen, cracked, discolored, decayed, and damaged teeth. They can also be inserted into the mouth in place of a lost tooth. The porcelain finish looks extremely natural. Since crowns are very popular, new technology allows dentists to provide this restorative treatment to patients within a few hours. The dentist uses a 3D camera to capture pictures of the tooth that needs a crown. Using these photos, a crown is generated and…


Are Same-Day Crowns Worth It?

September 24, 2014

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Same-Day CrownsIn addition to the pain of a damaged tooth, waiting up to three weeks to get a crown and suffering through two dental visits seems to add to the pain exponentially. Recently, however, new digital technology allows dental professionals to make a crown in-house with the much shorter time frame of an hour or two.

What is the Difference Between Traditional Crowns and Same-Day Crowns?

A dental crown at its most basic is a cap that is made to cover and protect a damaged tooth. This damage can be the result of…


What Are the Benefits of Dental Crowns?

September 22, 2014

Dental CrownsA dental crown is a customized cover that is shaped just like your tooth. Dental professionals use crowns to repair the smiles of their patients, either due to damaged teeth or to simply improve the look of their teeth. Most crowns are made from sturdy porcelain that mimics the look of real teeth. The material is slightly translucent, allowing light to shine through just as natural teeth do. If you have been thinking about getting crowns, you may be wondering if there are any benefits. Here are a few ways that crowns can give you the smile that you have always wanted.

Cosmetic

Anyone who has ever had…


The Top Five Reasons to Get a Dental Crown

September 19, 2014

Dental CrownDental crowns can be used to improve the appearance of a tooth, protect a weak tooth, fix a broken tooth, or to attach to a dental bridge for a missing tooth. Whether you have damaged a tooth or are just looking for a cosmetic modification to your smile, you have probably heard that getting a dental crown could be a possible solution. Generally made out of ceramic or porcelain, crowns are tooth-shaped caps that will fit over an existing tooth and cover it all the way to the gum line. The following are several key benefits of crowns.

A Healthy, Bright Smile

First, dental crowns greatly…


Same-Day Crowns: Beautiful Teeth Without the Wait

September 17, 2014

Same-Day CrownsInnovations in digital technology now allow dentists to offer same-day crowns. Patients can simply wait for the crown to be constructed at the office instead of in a laboratory. Generally, getting a crown is a long process involving several appointments and two to three weeks of waiting time. Individuals considering dental crowns for damaged or decayed teeth may consider same-day crowns.

What Is a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns are caps, often made out of ceramic, that replicate the appearance of teeth. A crown is placed over an existing tooth and covers it to the gum line. Crowns remedy a variety of problems, such as tooth decay, damage,…


Same Day Crowns – The Convenient Dental Solution

September 15, 2014

Convenient Dental SolutionSame day crown services have been developing for over 25 years, and have reached the point where teeth that appear entirely real can now be designed and crafted in mere hours. The incredible speed of this service is thanks to two pieces of incredible technology. The first piece is a high-resolution 3-D imaging scanner that replaces the traditional molding process, and the second is a professional milling machine capable of automatically rendering a piece of porcelain into a dental crown.

A Brief Overview of the Process and Benefits

First, the dental associate will sweep the imaging scanner inside the patient’s mouth, ensuring that every angle…


Reasons to Consider Same-Day Crowns

September 12, 2014

Same-Day CrownsA chipped, cracked, broken, or decaying tooth can cause a lot of pain. Not only can it be painful to eat, chew, or even speak, but it can be painfully embarrassing to smile and let the world see a tooth that you feel is unattractive. Porcelain crowns have long been a dental solution for damaged teeth, but typically require a fairly long waiting period between receiving a temporary crown and placing the final product in the mouth. Same-day crowns are a great solution because they are fast and convenient – a must in today’s whirl-wind world. If you are in need of a crown, the…


Four Advantages of Same-Day Dental Crowns

September 8, 2014

Same-Day Dental CrownsDental crowns are a highly popular solution for people with cosmetic or functional tooth issues. Crowns improve the appearance of teeth even as they shield the teeth from damage. Same-Day porcelain crowns, which can be created and placed during a single session, extend the benefits of traditional crowns even further. Although many people initially think traditional crowns are adequate, Same-Day crowns offer many benefits that make them worth considering.

1. Immediate Pain Relief and Protection

Same-Day crowns provide an immediate solution when teeth are damaged or when an existing restoration, such as a filling or another crown, is lost. The exposure of teeth…