What to Expect from a Dental Crown

April 26, 2018

Our biggest hope here at Charm Dental care is that all of our patients leave our office with their best smile possible. At first glance you might not be the biggest fan of your smile, but depending on your individual goals for your mouth, we can help you finally get the smile you’ve always dreamed of. Whether you suffer from tooth discoloration, chipped, cracked, or broken teeth, dental crowns are usually the answer to any cosmetic dentistry problem. In the following article, we will discuss the different types if dental crowns available on the market and any preparatory work you may have to do beforehand.

Types of Dental Crowns

All dental crowns work just about the same. The difference between them is the materials used. Available on the market today is ceramic, porcelain, resin and stainless steel. The most ideal type of crown is made of ceramic or porcelain because of the natural-looking properties it has. If you want an option that will be almost identical to your natural teeth, then ceramic or porcelain is the way to go.

Time Frame for Dental Crown

In order to get dental crowns that you will be proud of you need to allocate time for two dentist visits. The first one it to make a mold of your teeth. This mold is a key component of of the success of your implant as it pertains to the natural look of your future teeth. In the meantime, between appointments, temporary crowns would be placed in the mouth to allow you to eat and drink normally. By the second appointment, you are fitted with the new molds and will leave the dentist office sporting a new set of pearly whites!

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