Your teeth can get damaged over time, either due to injury, tooth decay, or just use over time. When this happens, your tooth could lose its shape and size.
Dental crowns are caps placed on top of damaged teeth either due to injury, tooth decay, or periodontal problems. Crowns are used to protect, cover, and restore the shape of your teeth when fillings don’t solve the problem. Dental crowns can be made out of metals, porcelain, resin, ceramics, and zirconia.
What to expect:
Before placing the crown, a consultation is done to check the tooth that’ll be receiving the crown. An X-ray will also be taken of the tooth and the bone around it.
Usually, after cleaning the carries or doing root canal treatment the dentist will take the decision to cover the tooth by crowns. if the remained clean dental tissues is weak and filling is not enough.
Next, your tooth will be prepared to a smaller size depending on the type of crown you’ll be getting. Silicon will be used to make impressions of your teeth and to assess how the crown will fit into your bite.
Once that’s done, your crown will be placed on top of your tooth.
DisclaimerEvery patient is a unique individual and every treatment has unique aspects. Therefore, no two cosmetic procedures will get the exact same results — even if patients are similar and if the procedures are performed by the same doctor.
Before undergoing a cosmetic procedure, please be sure to have an individual one-on-one consultation with a qualified doctor.