Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines
1601 N Palm Avenue, Suite 104, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

Tooth Crowns in Pembroke Pines

If you accidentally damage your teeth, there’s no need to worry because a tooth crown can quickly and easily repair your tooth.

What Is the Purpose of Dental Crowns?

Crowns are a restorative dental treatment that dentists place over either unhealthy natural teeth or dental implants to protect, strengthen, or enhance the appearance of your smile. A tooth crown is also known as a cap because it resembles a tiny cap. No one will know you have a crown because our dentists carefully craft them to match the shape and shade of your natural teeth.

You may receive a crown if one of your teeth is fractured, decayed, cracked, or somehow damaged to such an extent that a filling would be insufficient. These dental caps are also used to protect a tooth following root canal treatment and as attachments for dental bridges. Crowns continue to be a popular way to improve the look of severely stained or misshapen teeth.

Do You Need to Visit a Certain Kind of Dentist for a Crown?

Crowns are now as common a procedure as routine cleanings and fillings. As a result, you can get a tooth cap from nearly every general and family dentist.

Please call our local dental office if you think that you’re in need of a dental crown.

How Many Varieties of Crowns Are Available?

The two primary types of crowns are customized and ready-made. Custom dental caps are also known as permanent crowns, while pre-made caps are used as temporary crowns that are worn for a brief time while you wait for your permanent crown to be produced.

When Do Dentists Recommend Ceramic Crowns?

The choice of ceramic for your crowns is really dependent on a few important factors. If a front tooth crown is needed, a ceramic crown is suggested because it can be colored to match your other teeth much better than either a porcelain crown or a gold crown tooth. If you want a crown that resists daily wear and tear, ceramic is also ideal. But, ceramic crowns are much more brittle than others beneath a forceful bite and they require some loss of your natural tooth structure when placed.

When Are Porcelain Crowns Advised?

The decision to get a porcelain crown is also based on a few conditions. If you want a very strong and long-lasting crown, porcelain caps are ideal because they are have a strong metal core. And, if you want the greatest protection against hidden decay and leaks, porcelain is also the best option because it provides the most secure dental bond. But recognize that you will lose more natural tooth structure with porcelain than with other kinds of crowns.

Does Getting Crowns Require a Long Procedure?

The dental crown procedure is simple, almost painless, and can usually be completed in just two dental appointments. The only time more visits are necessary is if you need a prior dental procedure in preparation for the crown. In most cases, these four steps are needed to get a crown:

  1. Visit our office for a dental exam to see if a crown can be supported by your damaged tooth.
  2. If so, our dentist will file the damaged tooth and make dental impressions for a the lab to create your permanent crown.
  3. You will receive a temporary crown while you wait several weeks for the lab to craft your permanent cap.
  4. Come back to our office when your permanent crown is made to have our dentists position and adjust it for full function and comfort.

What Is the Average Price of a Crown?

The type of dental crown you select will determine your dental crown cost, so you need a dental exam in order to know your fee. Many dental insurance plans and discount dental plans often contribute to the total cost to reduce your financial burden. Contact our practice and ask our staff for additional details.

Is It Difficult to Take Care of Crowns?

No, it’s incredibly easy to take care of crowns for teeth. All you need to do is maintain healthy dental hygiene habits, such as brushing two or more times a day, flossing on a daily basis, and visiting our office for cleanings and checkups twice every year. These simple hygiene practices can help your crowns stay in great condition for close to 40 years.

To keep your smile at its best, please call us today to schedule a dental appointment.

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